straight razor

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straight razor

straight razor

n.
A razor consisting of a blade hinged to a handle into which it slips when not in use.

straight razor

n
(Hairdressing & Grooming) another name for cut-throat2

straight′ ra′zor


n.
a razor having a stiff blade made of steel that is hinged to a handle into which it folds.
[1715–25]
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Noun1.straight razor - a razor with a straight cutting edge enclosed in a case that forms a handle when the razor is opened for usestraight razor - a razor with a straight cutting edge enclosed in a case that forms a handle when the razor is opened for use
razor - edge tool used in shaving
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Bearing in mind the bad way he treated Dean's mother Surly Shirley, Phil's taking a dangerous risk by sitting in his barber's chair and allowing the lad anywhere near him with a cutthroat razor.
The cutthroat razor became the weapon of intimidation.
The oldest was 44-year-old James Gallagher, of Royston, Glasgow, jailed for six months for possessing a cutthroat razor in Edgefauld Road on June 8.
Further on, Adel Abdeen from Iraq showed a video installation involving a series of children applying foam to a balloon in a barber's chair, then attempting to shave it with a cutthroat razor.
Ray Winstone (above) is the man wielding the cutthroat razor, and Essie Davis is his pie-making accomplice.