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 for Razor
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Razor \Ra"zor\ (r[=a]"z[~e]r), n. [OE. rasour, OF. rasur, LL.
     rasor: cf. F. rasoir, LL. rasorium. See Raze, v. t.,
     Rase, v. t.]
     1. A keen-edged knife of peculiar shape, used in shaving the
        hair from the face or the head; also called a straight
        razor. "Take thee a barber's razor." --Ezek. v. 1.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. a device used for shaving, having a replaceable blade with
        a very sharp edge; also called safety razor. Also a
        similar device, made of plastic, in which the blade is
        neither replaceable nor can be sharpened, intended to be
        discarded after the blade dulls -- called a disposable
     3. (Zool.) A tusk of a wild boar.
        [1913 Webster]
     Razor fish. (Zool.)
        (a) A small Mediterranean fish ({Coryphaena novacula),
            prized for the table.
        (b) The razor shell.
     Razor grass (Bot.), a West Indian plant ({Scleria
        scindens), the triangular stem and the leaves of which
        are edged with minute sharp teeth.
     Razor grinder (Zool.), the European goat-sucker.
     Razor shell (Zool.), any marine bivalve shell belonging to
        Solen and allied genera, especially Solen ensis (or
        Ensatella ensis), and Solen Americana, which have a
        long, narrow, somewhat curved shell, resembling a razor
        handle in shape. Called also razor clam, razor fish,
        knife handle.
     Razor stone. Same as Novaculite.
     Razor strap, or razor strop, a strap or strop used in
        sharpening razors.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: edge tool used in shaving
      v 1: shave with a razor

From Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary :

     The Nazarites were forbidden to make use of the razor (Num. 6:5;
     Judg. 13:5). At their consecration the Levites were shaved all
     over with a razor (Num. 8:7; comp. Ps. 52:2; Ezek. 5:1).

From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  RAZOR, n.  An instrument used by the Caucasian to enhance his beauty,
  by the Mongolian to make a guy of himself, and by the Afro-American to
  affirm his worth.

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