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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Another classic tradition Holben will keep is his use of the straight razor for haircuts and shaves.
They also received perks a such as a haircut by the "company barber." Although the barber used scissors to cut hair, he was not allowed to have a straight razor (for safety reasons) and had to use a dull safety razor.
Chinese street barber Xiong Gaowu deftly scrapes a straight razor along the inside of his customer's eyelid.
Young boys are made to chew guava leaves while the circumciser cuts the foreskin with a sharpened tool, usually a straight razor or 'labaha.'
When it comes to wet shaving, a term used to describe classic shaving methods, such as using a straight razor, safety razor, and shaving brush with luxury shaving cream, The Grooming Network and ClassicShaving.com are two of the biggest players in the industry.
This raw version forgoes the quiet death of poison, instead putting a straight razor in Romeo's hands.
Service includes a hot towel wrap, pre-shave oil, warm lather shaving cream, straight razor shave.
"Barbershop straight razor shaves are generally becoming more popular as the more traditional side of things is coming back into fashion," said Robyn, 23, who founded Wilson's Barbershop Co in South Gosforth 18 months ago.
The process of making the portrait cuts starts with Ferrel working off a picture on his phone and then he uses a trimmer and straight razor to create the drawing, followed by non-toxic eyeliner and lip liner pencils to fill in the colors.
Randall Mann (author); STRAIGHT RAZOR; Persea Books (Nonfiction: Poetry) 15.95 ISBN: 9780892554300
Every haircut includes a scalp massage and a neck shave using a straight razor and hot shaving foam.