[ noun ] the act of removing hair with a razor
Used in print(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)
The same can be said of shaving yet the electric_razor has proved useful to many men .(William Maxwell, The Chateau....)
At that moment the bathroom door flew_open and Eugene came_out , with his face lathered for shaving , and strode down the hall , tying the sash of his dressing_gown as he went .
Between the telephone and the wall_plug there was sixty feet of cord , and when the conversation came to an end , Eugene carried the instrument with him the whole length of the apartment , to his bathroom , where it rang three more times while he was shaving and in the tub .
[ noun ] a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something
Used in print(Bell I. Wiley, "Home Letters of Johnny Reb and Billy...)
A Pennsylvania soldier wrote that `` they were the hardest looking set of men that Ever i saw they Looked as if they had been fed on vinegar and shavings '' .