Definition of cut-throat razor in English:

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cut-throat razor



A razor having a long blade set in a handle, usually folding like a penknife.
Example sentences
  • He was so hard - he had two little pockets sewn into the end of his coat sleeves… And in those little pockets he hid two razor sharp, cut-throat razors.
  • I paused as he put down the clippers and picked up his razor - a steel cut-throat razor like something out of a fifties gangster movie.
  • The local men always had the barber shave them in that period, with the cut-throat razor as the stainless steel Gillette or Wilkinson blades were not around then and Philishaves were not very plentiful yet.
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