Definition of Shaver

1. Noun. An adult male who shaves.

Generic synonyms: Adult Male, Man
Derivative terms: Shave

2. Noun. A young person of either sex. "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"

3. Noun. A razor powered by an electric motor.
Exact synonyms: Electric Razor, Electric Shaver
Generic synonyms: Razor
Derivative terms: Shave

Definition of Shaver

1. n. One who shaves; one whose occupation is to shave.

Definition of Shaver

1. Noun. One who shaves. ¹

2. Noun. A barber, one whose occupation is to shave. ¹

3. Noun. A tool or machine for shaving; an electric razor. ¹

4. Noun. One who is close in bargains; a sharper. ¹

5. Noun. One who fleeces; a pillager; a plunderer. ¹

6. Noun. A boy; a lad; a little fellow. ¹

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Definition of Shaver

1. one that shaves [n -S] - See also: shaves

Medical Definition of Shaver

1. 1. One who shaves; one whose occupation is to shave. 2. One who is close in bargains; a sharper. 3. One who fleeces; a pillager; a plunderer. "By these shavers the Turks were stripped." (Knolles) 4. A boy; a lad; a little fellow. "These unlucky little shavers." "As I have mentioned at the door to this young shaver, I am on a chase in the name of the king." (Dickens) 5. A tool or machine for shaving. A note shaver, a person who buys notes at a discount greater than the legal rate of interest. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shaver

shave and a haircut
shave biopsy
shaving-brush tree
shaving brush
shaving cramp
shaving cream
shaving creams
shaving foam
shaving soap

Literary usage of Shaver

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801 by George Clinton, Hugh Hastings, James Austin Holden, New York (State). State Historian (1914)
"shaver, Jacob J., employed at Robert Livingston's iron works, V:753. shaver, Johan's, of Col. Peter R. Livingston's regiment of Albany county militia, ..."

2. A Selection of Cases on the Law of Quasi-contracts by William Albert Keener (1888)
"Townsend shaver went into possession and remained in possession till he sold to James R. shaver, but paid nothing. In 1864, Townsend shaver made a written ..."

3. History of the Early Settlement of the Juniata Valley: Embracing an Account by Uriah James Jones (1856)
"shaver'S CREEK—MYSTERIOUS DEATH OP OLD shaver—HEROIC CONDUCT OF TWO CHILDREN—ABDUCTION OP MISS ... Old shaver met his death in a most singular manner. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of Judicature by William Johnson (1864)
"NEW-YORK, he is turned out, has no right. This principle is entirely appli ^f^lU^, cable, in my judgment, to the action of ejectment. shaver Judgment for ..."

5. Reports of Cases Decided in the Court of Chancery of the State of New Jersey by N. Saxton, New Jersey Court of Chancery (1836)
"shaver The vested right of a legatee, upon his death, is transmitted to hii ... FREDERICK shaver, late of the county of Sussex, made his last will and ..."

6. Portland, Oregon, Its History and Builders: In Connection with the by Joseph Gaston (1911)
"On the 2d of February, 1854, however, Mr. shaver arrived in Portland and in this city he was united in marriage to Miss Sarah Dixon, a daughter of a pioneer ..."

7. The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information: Concerning Remarkable Men by William Hone (1832)
"JOHN JACKLIN was " well liking, «nd well known to Alma Mater as a shaver, a poet, and an " odd fellow." Good humor hung pendant on the very ..."

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