a straight shaving razor



  • A keen-edged knife of peculiar shape, used in shaving the hair from the face or other parts of the body.
  • Any tool or instrument designed for shaving.
  • The sharp tusk of a wild boar.
  • A conceptual device that allows one to shave away unlikely explanations for a phenomenon.



  • From Middle English rasour, from Old French rasour, from raser. More at rat.

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