When we came in he was standing with his back to us, leaning against the mantelpiece, his unshaved chin on his hands.
I was struck now by the flushed weariness of his face, and the look of age the grey stubble on his unshaved chin gave him.
A dirty, unshaved, mud-bespattered figure digging near by, spoke to him with a cultured voice and a gay laugh.
The staring was not due to my unshaved face, but because there had been a rumor that Wedel and I had fallen at Kalisch.
The faces of soldiers and officers were unshaved sallow drawn with fatigue and anxiety.
The old servant, who had slept on a sofa outside, looked haggard and unshaved, and stared suspiciously as he heard the order.
Two thousand men, unshaved and tousled, with pain in their joints from those trench nights, were listening.
A big, unshaved man in a black sheepskin cap opened his arms and the woman with the baby hurried to him.
I am told to remain here for three days more, unwashed and unshaved!
And I had made all my points on the idea that they were unshaved and clothed anyhow.
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'']