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- n. Someone with all or part of their head shaved, notably a tonsured clergyman; often used as a derogatory comment directed at priests or monks.
- n. A shaver, stripling, young man physically ripe enough to shave.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A man shaved; hence, a monk, or other religious; -- used in contempt.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A shaven person; hence, a friar or religious: an opprobrious term. Compare beardling.
shave + -ling (Wiktionary)