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There are attacks that may be cured by the razor-strop or a bucket of cold water, but these are exceptional.
ESSAYS IN PASTORAL MEDICINEAUSTIN MALLEY
The 'Egeria,' schooner, was disabled very early in the race by the carrying away of the iron strop round her boom.
YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
"Be sure and don't cut my head off," murmured the orphan, as he watched the razor flashing to and fro along the strop.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Then I was turned out again, and if I failed again I got still more ‘strop,’ and went to bed without any supper.
ALETTABERTRAM MITFORD
They gave him an old razor, some soap and a strop, also a small brush, and he was ready for work.
INTO THE JAWS OF DEATHJACK O'BRIEN
Here the shaving pot was set down, and a razor taken out of a loop to re-strop.
KING OF THE CASTLEGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
Then he sharpened the blade as carefully as he would strop a razor.
THE MODERN PISTOL AND HOW TO SHOOT ITWALTER WINANS
Then placing the jug on the table, he proceeded to strop his razors.
TALES OF THE WONDER CLUB, VOLUME IIIM. Y. HALIDOM (PSEUD. DRYASDUST)
Taking my strop and razor I sat down to give the latter a thorough overhauling.
A TOP-FLOOR IDYLGEORGE VAN SCHAICK
Many a razor has been blamed when the fault lie entirely with the strop and the manner of using it.
SHAVING MADE EASYANONYMOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STROP

  • edge
  • file
  • finish
  • grind
  • hone
  • sharpen
  • strop
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