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safety razor

a razor with a guard to prevent the blade from cutting the skin.
Origin of safety razor
1875-80, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • These two photos below show a safety razor and the removable blade that they use.
  • Shaving with a straight edge or safety razor poses a risk for cuts.
British Dictionary definitions for safety razor

safety razor

a razor with a guard or guards fitted close to the cutting edge or edges so that deep cuts are prevented and the risk of accidental cuts reduced
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