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Shaver

shaver

1. One who shaves; one whose occupation is to shave.

2. One who is close in bargains; a sharper.

3. One who fleeces; a pillager; a plunderer. By these shavers the turks were stripped. (Knolles)

4. A boy; a lad; a little fellow. These unlucky little shavers. As I have mentioned at the door to this young shaver, I am on a chase in the name of the king. (Dickens)

5. (Science: mechanics) A tool or machine for shaving. A note shaver, a person who buys notes at a discount greater than the legal rate of interest.


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