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Definition of "safety-razor" [safety-razor]

  • A razor with guards on each side of the edge to prevent the user from accidentally cutting himself in shaving. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "safety-razor" in a sentence
  • "The first of them, combined with an unfortunate early-morning safety-razor accident, resulted in this."
  • "Furiously he snatched up his tube of shaving-cream, furiously he lathered, with a belligerent slapping of the unctuous brush, furiously he raked his plump cheeks with a safety-razor."
  • "He may be viewed to-night as a plump, smooth, pink, baldish, podgy goodman, robbed of the importance of spectacles, squatting in breast-high water, scraping his lather-smeared cheeks with a safety-razor like a tiny lawn-mower, and with melancholy dignity clawing through the water to recover a slippery and active piece of soap."
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