shaving cream


noun

a preparation, as of soap and free fatty acid, that is lathered and applied to the face to soften and condition the beard for shaving.

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Origin of shaving cream

First recorded in 1825–35

Words nearby shaving cream

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Example sentences from the Web for shaving cream

  • The bottle of shaving-cream hit upon a stone and was smashed.

    The Peace Egg and Other tales|Juliana Horatia Ewing
  • He examined them one after another, and stopped at some recently invented French shaving-cream.

    The Fallen Leaves|Wilkie Collins