from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A razor consisting of a blade hinged to a handle into which it slips when not in use.
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- n. A razor with a blade that can fold into its handle.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a razor with a straight cutting edge enclosed in a case that forms a handle when the razor is opened for use
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As he pulled me into the darkness, I looked back and caught a glimpse of my friend staring in silent horror as Innis drew the edge of the straight razor slowly across Kevin's inner arm.
I found him in the lavatory, straight razor in hand, his half-shaven chin dotted in styptic, the water of his bowl a not unpleasant shade of pink.
When I show up at Renée’s place, she’s wearing a black T-shirt advertising something called BAKER STREET, with a picture of a straight razor on it, and black jeans.