Shaving brush
Shaving Shav"ing, n. 1. The act of one who, or that which, shaves; specifically, the act of cutting off the beard with a razor. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is shaved off; a thin slice or strip pared off with a shave, a knife, a plane, or other cutting instrument. ``Shaving of silver.'' --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

{Shaving brush}, a brush used in lathering the face preparatory to shaving it. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • shaving brush — n a brush used for spreading soap or shaving cream over your face when you shave …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • shaving brush — noun a brush used to apply lather prior to shaving • Hypernyms: ↑brush * * * noun : a brush used to lather the face preparatory to shaving see brush illustration * * * a short, cylindrical brush with long, soft, bristles, used in lathering the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • shaving brush — UK [ˈʃeɪvɪŋ ˌbrʌʃ] / US noun [countable] Word forms shaving brush : singular shaving brush plural shaving brushes a brush used for putting shaving cream on a part of your body that you want to shave, especially your face …   English dictionary

  • shaving brush — brush that is used to put on shaving cream before one shaves one s hair on the surface of one s skin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • shaving brush — shav|ing brush [ ʃeıvıŋ ,brʌʃ ] noun count a brush used for putting shaving cream on a part of your body that you want to SHAVE …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • shaving-brush — shāˈving brush noun A brush for lathering the face before shaving • • • Main Entry: ↑shave …   Useful english dictionary

  • shaving brush — a short, cylindrical brush with long, soft, bristles, used in lathering the face before shaving. [1830 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • shaving brush — noun (C) a brush used for spreading soap or shaving cream over your face when you shave …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • shaving-brush tree — noun tree of Mexico to Guatemala having densely hairy flowers with long narrow petals clustered at ends of branches before leaves appear • Syn: ↑Pseudobombax ellipticum • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Member Holonyms: ↑Pseudobombax, ↑genus Pseudobombax …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cupid's shaving-brush — pienialapė emilija statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos daržovinis, dekoratyvinis augalas (Emilia sonchifolia). atitikmenys: lot. Emilia sonchifolia angl. Cupid s shaving brush; emilia; sow thistle pranc. émilie šaltinis… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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