Then the “tonsorial Parlor” and its patrons waiting for a Sunday-morning shave became a truly genteel function.
Next you hove in sight, and held a pow-wow with the tonsorial artist who insisted upon talking shop after hours.
A Dutchman who invaded England with portraits and his tonsorial achievement.
One likes to think of regal features and tonsorial habits setting a fashion.
Having thus employed the interval (and still at "tonsorial" in his attempted translation), he returned to the Kirby homestead.
He went first to get his hair cut, since the practice of the tonsorial art in Sark is still in the bowl-and-scissors stage.
The "profile" was taken when I was sadly in need of the application of the scissors of the tonsorial artist.
She came nearer the easel, and smiled at the late lamented's tonsorial crown.
Arthur Carroll made an entrance into the “tonsorial Parlor.”
On my return I happened to stop in front of the barber shop, when the tonsorial artist asked how I'd trade my horse for the shop.
"pertaining to barbers," 1813, from Latin tonsorius "of or pertaining to shearing or shaving," from tonsor "a shaver or barber," from tonsus, past participle of tondere "to shear, shave" (see tonsure). Tonsorious in the same sense is attested from 1650s.