Shave is defined as to cut thin slices, remove hair from the surface of the skin, or cut very short.(verb)
See shave in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME schaven < OE sceafan, akin to Ger schaben < IE base *(s)kab-, to cut > L scabere, to shave
See shave in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb shaved shaved, shaved shaved or shav·en (shāˈvən), shav·ing, shaves verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English shaven, to scrape
Origin: , from Old English sceafan.
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