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shaving horse

noun, Carpentry.
1.
a trestle for supporting and steadying a piece of work being shaved.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800, Americanism
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  • It was often used with a shaving horse that was a wooden seat that included a clamp block and a foot lever.

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