shaving cream

noun
a preparation, as of soap and free fatty acid, that is lathered and applied to the face to soften and condition the beard for shaving.

Origin:
1825–35

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shaving cream

noun
toiletry consisting of a preparation of soap and fatty acids that forms a rich lather for softening the beard before shaving 
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Example sentences
Sometimes harmless products, such as lemon-scented shaving cream, fool the dogs.
The dog's muzzle looked as if it had been badly lathered with shaving cream
  that had been left to dry.
The teacher would then spray a small amount of shaving cream into their hands.
We do not advocate the use of shaving cream for investigating inscriptions on
  stone.
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