- A keen-edged knife of peculiar shape, used in shaving the hair from the face or the head; also called a straight razor."Take thee a barber's razor." [Ezek. v. 1.]
- a device used for shaving, having a replaceable blade with a very sharp edge; also called safety razor. Also a similar device, made of plastic, in which the blade is neither replaceable nor can be sharpened, intended to be discarded after the blade dulls -- called a disposable razor.
- [Zoöl] A tusk of a wild boar.
Etymology: OE. rasour, OF. rasur, LL. rasor: cf. F. rasoir, LL. rasorium. See Raze (v. t.) Rase (v. t.)