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noun 
  1. One who shaves; one whose occupation is to shave.
  2. A tool or machine for shaving; an electric razor.
  3. One who is close in bargains; a sharper.
  4. One who fleeces; a pillager; a plunderer.
  5. A boy; a lad; a little fellow.
Etymology: (-er, shave)In its meaning of a young man, the word shaver comes from the Romany 'chhavo' meaning a young man, which also gives us the modern slang 'chav'. Both words are ultmately derived from the the Sanskrit chhaapaa, meaning an infant (man or animal)


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