Etymology
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shaving (n.)

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

updated on September 19, 2013

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Definitions of shaving from WordNet

shaving (n.)
the act of removing hair with a razor;
Synonyms: shave
shaving (n.)
a thin fragment or slice (especially of wood) that has been shaved from something;
Synonyms: paring / sliver
shaving (n.)
the act of brushing against while passing;
Synonyms: grazing / skimming
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