shaving horse

noun

Definition of shaving horse

1 : a bench astride which a workman sits while shaving down work (as with a drawknife)
2 : a sloping frame having two wooden clamps to hold material being shaved

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“Shaving horse.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shaving%20horse. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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