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aftershave

or after-shave

[af-ter-sheyv, ahf-] /ˈæf tərˌʃeɪv, ˈɑf-/
noun
1.
a scented, astringent lotion for applying to the face after shaving.
Origin of aftershave
1920-1925
1920-25; after + shave, orig. adjectival, as in aftershave lotion, with following noun now deleted
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