[ klohs ]
/ kloʊs /
a narrow escape from serious danger or trouble: We weren't hit when the truck swerved at us, but it was a close shave.
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Origin of close shave
An Americanism dating back to 1825–35
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British Dictionary definitions for close shave
/ (kləʊs) /
informal a narrow escape
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Idioms and Phrases with close shave
see close call.
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