But shaving quickly became a hassle; the tedious measure of the day at work ahead.
Hearing Halted: The “Outrageous” Incident A punch, a jump and a pile of shaving cream brought the testimony to a screeching halt.
Having Mulcaire under contract is a lot more dangerous to you than shaving cream.
While jokes about “tucking and shaving” and “Ken in heels” abound, writers cheer, to varying degrees of enthusiasm, the design.
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.
"It came white after my shaving by a sainted barber in the Holy House," said Castell.
And, all this, from the apparently insignificant affair of shaving!
Then put in a shaving or two of isinglass to clear it; let it boil a few minutes, and set it on the side of the fire to grow fine.
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'']