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shave

(shāv)
1. to cut at or parallel to the surface of the skin.
2. to remove the beard or other body hair by such a process.
3. to cut thin slices from or to cut into thin slices.
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Why, I see you a shaving of a baker, when I was a looking through the winder, last week,' said the coal-heaver.
After a couple of scrapes, be looked at himself closely in the mirror, grinned, and went on shaving.
Then the discreet automaton who had surveyed his ground, played a blossomless tuneless 'set,' and sixteen disciples of Podsnappery went through the figures of - 1, Getting up at eight and shaving close at a quarter past - 2, Breakfasting at nine - 3, Going to the City at ten - 4, Coming home at half-past five - 5, Dining at seven, and the grand chain.
Did you ever know him to cut himself in shaving before?
I never forgot the strange taste; though it was many years before I knew that those little brown shavings, which the Shimerdas had brought so far and treasured so jealously, were dried mushrooms.
First he takes about a double handful of shavings out of his grego pocket, and places them carefully before the idol; then laying a bit of ship biscuit on top and applying the flame from the lamp, he kindled the shavings into a sacrificial blaze.
No-Shave November has given our survivors and loved ones a way to share their stories, take a welcomed break from shaving and get involved in a very personal and meaningful cause.
ACCORDING TO A RECENT GILLETTE SURVEY, 32% of men say shaving is the most frustrating part of their morning routine.
I wondered if I should start shaving it and if so, how do I start shaving it and if so, how do I do it?
Jeremy Gates hops aboard the trend train for a razor-sharp wet shave: SHAVING at home can seem a dull, daily chore, but there's something decadently indulgent about treating yourself to a professional wet shave.
Market Analytics III-32 Table 31: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Shaving Lotions/Creams Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32 Table 32: Italian Historic Review for Shaving Lotions/Creams Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33
Founded in 1919, Barbasol is the American shaving cream universally known for its high-quality, low prices and barber-pole designed cans.