“The work that I began my practice with is the Lathering and shaving,” he said.
Having Mulcaire under contract is a lot more dangerous to you than shaving cream.
shaving your head is passe and even tattoos are fading as a personalized cultural statement.
There is a big difference between imagining not shaving and actually trying to not shave.
Dunne plays the boys' rugged barber, shaving them with a blade in the armory.
From a nail on the tent pole hung a fragment of looking-glass which Arcoll used for shaving.
We might find him shaving, or eating sausage, or drinking a bottle of beer.
And, all this, from the apparently insignificant affair of shaving!
Oh, all right; I only smiled at you about your shaving so carefully this morning.
Now, don't worry, dear; go back to your room and finish your shaving.
"act of removing hair with a razor," also "thin slice taken off," late 14c., verbal noun from shave (v.).
Old English sceafan (strong verb, past tense scof, past participle scafen), "to scrape, shave, polish," from Proto-Germanic *skaban (cf. Old Norse skafa, Middle Dutch scaven, German schaben, Gothic skaban "scratch, shave, scrape"), from PIE *skabh-, collateral form of root *(s)kep- "to cut, to scrape, to hack" (see scabies). Related: Shaved; shaving. Original strong verb status is preserved in past tense form shaven. Specifically in reference to cutting the hair close from mid-13c. Figurative sense of "to strip (someone) of money or possessions" is attested from late 14c.
c.1600, "something shaved off;" from shave (v.); Old English sceafa meant "tool for shaving." Meaning "operation of shaving" is from 1838. Meaning "a grazing touch" is recorded from 1834. Phrase a close shave is from 1856, on notion of "a slight, grazing touch."
Entirely out of money; broke: She has to blow and she's shatting on her uppers
[1894+; fr shat, humorous past-tense form of shit, and uppers, ''shoes so worn they have no soles'']