A “big old goofy-looking dude who always needs a shave” is the way Allan Jones describes him.
The prince is expected to shave his beard soon to avoid annoying granny.
According to Fahs, the “labor intensive” assignment “gives men some insight into what women who shave go through.”
The only time they asked me to do something was grow my hair so they could shave it in that one scene.
Using a mandoline or other vegetable slicer, shave the fennel crosswise into 1/3-inch-thick slices.
These kind creatures next turned their attention to our personal appearance, and prevailed upon us to shave and wash ourselves.
He would have a man to shave his beard and to trim his hair.
I had forgotten to shave; and as my beard is heavy and black, it has to be looked after twice a day.
His face, after its Sunday shave, wrinkled into a really bright smile.
The Kinipetu shave the top of the head; the Netchillirmiut wear their hair short.
Old English sceafan (strong verb, past tense scof, past participle scafen), "to scrape, shave, polish," from Proto-Germanic *skaban (cf. Old Norse skafa, Middle Dutch scaven, German schaben, Gothic skaban "scratch, shave, scrape"), from PIE *skabh-, collateral form of root *(s)kep- "to cut, to scrape, to hack" (see scabies). Related: Shaved; shaving. Original strong verb status is preserved in past tense form shaven. Specifically in reference to cutting the hair close from mid-13c. Figurative sense of "to strip (someone) of money or possessions" is attested from late 14c.
c.1600, "something shaved off;" from shave (v.); Old English sceafa meant "tool for shaving." Meaning "operation of shaving" is from 1838. Meaning "a grazing touch" is recorded from 1834. Phrase a close shave is from 1856, on notion of "a slight, grazing touch."
To reduce: They've shaved the estimate a little (1898+)
To get a gambling or money advantage by failing to score as much as one could; fraudulently lose a game: Did they think I liked shaving the points? (1971+ Sports & gambling)