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.]
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,