ETYM as. scafa, sceafa, a sort of knife. Related to Shave.
The act of removing hair with a razor; SYN. shaving.
(Irregular preterit, past participle: shaved; or p.p.: shaven).
1. To cut closely; SYN. trim.
2. To cut the price of; SYN. knock off.
3. To make shavings of or reduce to shavings.
4. To remove body hair with a razor; SYN. epilate.
5. To touch the surface of lightly.