upright shave
Upright Up"right`, n. 1. Something standing upright, as a piece of timber in a building. See Illust. of {Frame}. [1913 Webster]

2. (Basketwork) A tool made from a flat strip of steel with chisel edges at both ends, bent into horseshoe, the opening between the cutting edges being adjustable, used for reducing splits to skeins. Called in full {upright shave}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. (Football) the vertical part of a goalpost, especially the part above the horizontal bar; as, a field goal directly between the uprights. [PJC]


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