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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ra·zor n.
 1. A keen-edged knife of peculiar shape, used in shaving the hair from the face or the head; also called a straight razor. “Take thee a barber's razor.”
 3. Zool. A tusk of a wild boar.
 Razor fish. Zool. (a) A small Mediterranean fish (Coryphaena novacula), prized for the table. (b) The razor shell.
 Razor grass Bot., a West Indian plant (Scleria scindens), the triangular stem and the leaves of which are edged with minute sharp teeth.
 Razor grinder Zool., the European goat-sucker.
 Razor shell Zool., any marine bivalve shell belonging to Solen and allied genera, especially Solen ensis (or Ensatella ensis), and Solen Americana, which have a long, narrow, somewhat curved shell, resembling a razor handle in shape. Called also razor clam, razor fish, knife handle.
 Razor stone. Same as Novaculite.
 Razor strap, or razor strop, a strap or strop used in sharpening razors.