shaving

Part of speech: noun

The act of one who shaves.

Part of speech: noun

A thin paring shaved from anything.

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Usage examples "shaving":

  1. " Always a shilling for going up and shaving him, Mr Brime. - "King of the Castle", George Manville Fenn.
  2. At last he tore the shaving in two, jerked it impatiently from him, and said abruptly: " Look here, Arvie! - "Over the Sliprails", Henry Lawson.
  3. It was lying there just as you see it when the servant brought up his tea and his shaving- water the next morning, and found the room empty and the bed undisturbed. - "Cleek: the Man of the Forty Faces", Thomas W. Hanshew.