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shaveling

[sheyv-ling] /ˈʃeɪv lɪŋ/
noun
1.
Often Disparaging. a head-shaven clergyman.
2.
young fellow; youngster.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; shave + -ling1
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British Dictionary definitions for shaveling

shaveling

/ˈʃeɪvlɪŋ/
noun (archaic)
1.
(derogatory) a priest or clergyman with a shaven head
2.
a young fellow; youth
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Word Origin and History for shaveling
n.

contemptuous term for a friar, literally "shaven person," 1520s, from shave + -ling. "Very common in 16th and 17th c." [OED]. Also as an adjective (1570s).

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