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<h5><font color='#Fda123'>Verb</font></h5><strong class=\"Latn headword\" >shave</strong>&#32;(<i>third-person singular simple present</i> <b>shaves</b>, <i>present participle</i> <b>shaving</b>, <i>simple past</i> <b>shaved</b> or <b>shove</b> (obsolete), <i>past participle</i> <b>shaved</b> or <b>shaven</b>)<br><no>1. (transitive) To make bald by using a tool such as a razor or pair of electric clippers to cut the hair close to the skin.<br><no>2. (transitive) To cut anything in this fashion.<br><no>3. (intransitive) To remove hair from one's face by this means.<br><font color='#Fda123'> <i>I had little time to <b>shave</b> this morning.</i><br></font><no>4. (transitive) To cut finely, as with slices of meat.<br><no>5. To skim along or near the surface of; to pass close to, or touch lightly, in passing.<br><no>6. (archaic,&#32;transitive) To be hard and severe in a bargain with; to practice extortion on; to cheat.<br><no>7. (US,&#32;slang,&#32;dated,&#32;transitive) To buy (a note) at a discount greater than the legal rate of interest, or to deduct in discounting it more than the legal rate allows.<br><h5><font color='#Fda123'>Noun</font></h5><strong class=\"Latn headword\" >shave</strong> (<i>plural</i> <b class=\"Latn\" >shaves</b>)<br><no>1. An instance of shaving.<br><font color='#Fda123'> <i>I instructed the barber to give me a <b>shave</b>.</i><br></font><no>2. A thin slice; a shaving.<br><no>3. (US,&#32;slang,&#32;dated) An exorbitant discount on a note.<br><no>4. (US,&#32;slang,&#32;dated) A premium paid for an extension of the time of delivery or payment, or for the right to vary a stock contract in any particular.<br><no>5. A hand tool consisting of a sharp blade with a handle at each end; a spokeshave.
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