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aftershave

[af-ter-sheyv, ahf-] /ˈæf tərˌʃeɪv, ˈɑf-/
noun
1.
a scented, astringent lotion for applying to the face after shaving.
Also, after-shave.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; after + shave, orig. adjectival, as in aftershave lotion, with following noun now deleted
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  • You'll also need a razor, shaving cream and aftershave lotion to keep your face fresh.
  • Thank you for not wearing perfume, aftershave, scented lotions and/or similar products.

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