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little shaver

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little shaver

noun phrase

A young boy (1843+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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  • And then I suppose he was pretty good with his hands, too, even when he was a little shaver?

    Once to Every Man Larry Evans
  • "I used to fool with it some when I was a little shaver," Ebenezer said.

    Christmas Zona Gale
  • It hurt the little shaver to tell him there was no future in him; I could see it did.

    True to His Home Hezekiah Butterworth
  • Toots begged to ride a race, but he was a little shaver, and uncle was afraid.

    Frank Merriwell's Races

    Burt L. Standish
  • There hain't a man of ye has the pluck of this little shaver that beats the drum.

    The Crossing Winston Churchill
  • I used to visit him when I was a little shaver, but the place has been locked since his death.

    Sisters Grace May North
  • The little shaver had come round to me, holding by the chairs.

    Johnny Ludlow. First Series Mrs. Henry Wood
  • I—a little shaver—can remember that, when I knew her in later years.

  • I was only a little shaver, but I remember the commotion well.

  • The little shaver there will be all right as soon as you get to England.

    Madonna Mary Mrs. Oliphant

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