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hollow-ground

[hol-oh-ground] /ˈhɒl oʊˈgraʊnd/
adjective
1.
ground so as to produce a concave surface or surfaces behind a cutting edge:
the hollow-ground blade of an ice skate.
Origin of hollow-ground
1880-1885
1880-85
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  • The edge of the hollow-ground razor is thinner and therefore cuts better, and is much easier to keep sharp.

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