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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 shav·er /ˈʃevɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shav·er n.
 1. One who shaves; one whose occupation is to shave.
 2. One who is close in bargains; a sharper.
 3. One who fleeces; a pillager; a plunderer.
    By these shavers the Turks were stripped.   --Knolles.
 4. A boy; a lad; a little fellow. [Colloq.] “These unlucky little shavers.”
    As I have mentioned at the door to this young shaver, I am on a chase in the name of the king.   --Dickens.
 5. Mech. A tool or machine for shaving.
 A note shaver, a person who buys notes at a discount greater than the legal rate of interest. [Cant, U.S.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an adult male who shaves
      2: a young person of either sex; "she writes books for
         children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British
         term for youngsters" [syn: child, kid, youngster, minor,
          nipper, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, fry,
      3: a razor powered by an electric motor [syn: electric shaver,
          electric razor]