Found 3 items, similar to shave.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n : the act of removing hair with a razor [syn: shaving
v 1: remove body hair with a razor
2: cut closely; “trim my beard”
3: cut the price of [syn: knock off
4: cut or remove with or as if with a plane; “The machine
shaved off fine layers from the piece of wood”
5: make shavings of or reduce to shavings; “shave the radish”
6: touch the surface of lightly; “His back shaved the counter
English → English
obs. p. p. of Shave
His beard was shave as nigh as ever he can. --Chaucer.
, v. t. [imp. Shaved
(sh[=a]vd);p. p. Shaved
(sh[=a]v"'n); p. pr. & vb. n. Shaving
shaven, schaven, AS. scafan, sceafan; akin to D. schaven, G.
schaben, Icel. skafa, Sw. skafva, Dan. skave, Goth. scaban,
Russ. kopate to dig, Gr. ska`ptein, and probably to L.
scabere to scratch, to scrape. Cf. Scab
1. To cut or pare off from the surface of a body with a razor
or other edged instrument; to cut off closely, as with a
razor; as, to shave the beard.
2. To make bare or smooth by cutting off closely the surface,
or surface covering, of; especially, to remove the hair
from with a razor or other sharp instrument; to take off
the beard or hair of; as, to shave the face or the crown
of the head; he shaved himself.
I'll shave your crown for this. --Shak.
The laborer with the bending scythe is seen
Shaving the surface of the waving green. --Gay.
3. To cut off thin slices from; to cut in thin slices.
Plants bruised or shaven in leaf or root. --Bacon.
4. To skim along or near the surface of; to pass close to, or
touch lightly, in passing.
Now shaves with level wing the deep. --Milton.
5. To strip; to plunder; to fleece. [Colloq.]
To shave a note
, to buy it at a discount greater than the
legal rate of interest, or to deduct in discounting it
more than the legal rate allows. [Cant, U.S.]
, v. i.
To use a razor for removing the beard; to cut closely; hence,
to be hard and severe in a bargain; to practice extortion; to
, n. [AS. scafa, sceafa, a sort of knife. See
, v. t.]
1. A thin slice; a shaving. --Wright.
2. A cutting of the beard; the operation of shaving.
(a) An exorbitant discount on a note. [Cant, U.S.]
(b) A premium paid for an extension of the time of
delivery or payment, or for the right to vary a stock
contract in any particular. [Cant, U.S.] --N. Biddle.
4. A hand tool consisting of a sharp blade with a handle at
each end; a drawing knife; a spokeshave.
5. The act of passing very near to, so as almost to graze;
as, the bullet missed by a close shave. [Colloq.]
(Bot.), the scouring rush. See the Note under
, a tool for scraping metals, consisting of a
sharp-edged triangular steel plate attached to a shank and