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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHAVER

After a contest of half an hour, Shaver was repulsed and fell back.

Come, Little Alum, the shaver's friend, smartly to the rescue!

And then, he exercises the shaver's prerogative and powders his face.

You see, I've known him ever since I was a shaver, and I think the world of him.

Your complexion's too lovely; and you're only a shaver, you know.

To call a man a 'shaver' is to say he is an 'extortioner,' without going into details.

There was some question as to whether Shaver should be undressed.

Then she laughed merrily, as only the mother of Shaver could laugh.

The Hopper was regarding Shaver with a grin of benevolent satisfaction.

As he clumsily tried to unfasten Shaver's hood, Mary pushed him aside and with shaking fingers removed the child's wraps.

WORD ORIGIN

"one who shaves," early 15c., agent noun from shave (v.); sense of "fellow, chap" is slang from 1590s. Meaning "shaving tool" is from 1550s. Mad shaver (1610s) was 17c. slang for "a swashbuckler, roisterer."

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