safety razor


noun

a razor with a guard to prevent the blade from cutting the skin.

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Origin of safety razor

An Americanism dating back to 1875–80
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safety razor

noun

a razor with a guard or guards fitted close to the cutting edge or edges so that deep cuts are prevented and the risk of accidental cuts reduced
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