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stropping

verb
present participle of strop

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to make sharp or sharper
  • at the museum they showed us how men used to strop razors with leather bands before the days of disposable blades

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“Stropping.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stropping. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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