shaver ate his porridge without a murmur, so happy was he over his new playthings.
And then, he exercises the shaver's prerogative and powders his face.
Nothing but a shaver then, working up; nothing to do in the God-forsaken hole, after work, but talk.
After a contest of half an hour, shaver was repulsed and fell back.
I say, look a here, shaver, you never saw such a home as you'll find with my women folks.
Your complexion's too lovely; and you're only a shaver, you know.
Other needs now occurred to shaver: he wanted his papa; he wanted his mamma; he wanted to go to his gwan'pa's.
To call a man a 'shaver' is to say he is an 'extortioner,' without going into details.
shaver's mother wielded the same hypnotic power, highly intensified, that he had felt in shaver.
Then she laughed merrily, as only the mother of shaver could laugh.
"one who shaves," early 15c., agent noun from shave (v.); sense of "fellow, chap" is slang from 1590s. Meaning "shaving tool" is from 1550s. Mad shaver (1610s) was 17c. slang for "a swashbuckler, roisterer."
To get a gambling or money advantage by failing to score as much as one could; fraudulently lose a game: Did they think I liked shaving the points? (1971+ Sports & gambling)