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

  Shaver \Shav"er\, n.
     1. One who shaves; one whose occupation is to shave.
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     2. One who is close in bargains; a sharper. --Swift.
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     3. One who fleeces; a pillager; a plunderer.
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              By these shavers the Turks were stripped. --Knolles.
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     4. A boy; a lad; a little fellow. [Colloq.] "These unlucky
        little shavers." --Salmagundi.
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              As I have mentioned at the door to this young
              shaver, I am on a chase in the name of the king.
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     5. (Mech.) A tool or machine for shaving.
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     A note shaver, a person who buys notes at a discount
        greater than the legal rate of interest. [Cant, U.S.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: an adult male who shaves
      2: a young person of either sex; "she writes books for
         children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term
         for youngster" [syn: child, kid, youngster, minor,
         shaver, nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke,
         fry, nestling]
      3: a razor powered by an electric motor [syn: shaver,
         electric shaver, electric razor]

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