, schaven, from Old English sċafan, from Proto-Germanic *skabaną, from Proto-Indo-European *skabʰ-. Cognate with West Frisian skave, Dutch schaven, Low German schaven, German schaben, Danish skave, Norwegian Nynorsk skava, Swedish skava, Icelandic skafa, Gothic 𐍃𐌺𐌰𐌱𐌰𐌽.
From Middle English shave, from Old English sceafa, from Proto-Germanic *skabô.
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