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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The trimmings left over after cutting one's hair or beard.

Usage examples (35)
  • Get some small sawdust shavings from a workbench etc.
  • Can whittling shavings from a stick make you a better carver?
  • I have fairly frequent cravings for shavings from the delicious ground-meat cylinders, like, pretty much every time I pass by a cart.
  • He stretched out as if the shavings were a comfortable bed, and he slept until the next morning. for more
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