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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SHAVING

"It came white after my shaving by a sainted barber in the Holy House," said Castell.

Either I shall go free, or I shall go to be made ready for shaving.

I was shaving during this monologue of Mammy's, with my back to her.

As he was shaving that morning, he had faltered in his resolution.

"It was rather silly of you to hesitate," replied Pierre, who was shaving.

Then put in a shaving or two of isinglass to clear it; let it boil a few minutes, and set it on the side of the fire to grow fine.

Left to himself, he began hurriedly the task of shaving and dressing.

The operation of shaving and dressing in solitude produced an oppression of loneliness.

The President, with coat off and a towel around his neck, was shaving.

Your servant, I have no doubt, took the box while shaving you this morning.

WORD ORIGIN

"act of removing hair with a razor," also "thin slice taken off," late 14c., verbal noun from shave (v.).

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