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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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