Shaveling meaning

′shāvliŋ
A priest or monk with a tonsured head.
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A youth; stripling.
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Someone with all or part of their head shaved, notably a tonsured clergyman; often used as a derogatory comment directed at priests or monks.
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A shaver, stripling, young man physically ripe enough to shave.
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Origin of shaveling

  • shave + -ling
    From Wiktionary