Etymology
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shaver (n.)

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

updated on August 12, 2022

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Definitions of shaver from WordNet

shaver (n.)
an adult male who shaves;
shaver (n.)
a young person of either sex;
Synonyms: child / kid / youngster / minor / nipper / small fry / tiddler / tike / tyke / fry / nestling
shaver (n.)
a razor powered by an electric motor;
Synonyms: electric shaver / electric razor
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.