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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Shaver \Shav"er\, n. 1. One who shaves; one whose occupation is to shave. [1913 Webster] 2. One who is close in bargains; a sharper. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 3. One who fleeces; a pillager; a plunderer. [1913 Webster] By these shavers the Turks were stripped. --Knolles. [1913 Webster] 4. A boy; a lad; a little fellow. [Colloq.] "These unlucky little shavers." --Salmagundi. [1913 Webster] As I have mentioned at the door to this young shaver, I am on a chase in the name of the king. --Dickens. [1913 Webster] 5. (Mech.) A tool or machine for shaving. [1913 Webster] A note shaver, a person who buys notes at a discount greater than the legal rate of interest. [Cant, U.S.] [1913 Webster]