shaving soap

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n shaving soap toiletry consisting of a preparation of soap and fatty acids that forms a rich lather for softening the beard before shaving
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Usage

In literature:

After our Red Cross parcels came we were able to shave ourselves, and we had soap to wash with.
"Into the Jaws of Death" by Jack O'Brien
The Swede swapped the map to a soap drummer for half a dozen cakes of scented shaving sticks, and the drummer goes explorin'.
"Torchy" by Sewell Ford
Hard soap (in fine shavings) 1/2 lb.
"Agriculture for Beginners" by Charles William Burkett
Any water will answer the distillers purpose, that will dissolve soap, or will wash well with soap, or make a good lather for shaving.
"The Practical Distiller" by Samuel McHarry
When I left you I hastened into the village, bought a stick of shaving soap in a drug store and a few cigars in a tobacconist's.
"Blacksheep! Blacksheep!" by Meredith Nicholson
I told you I wanted to be shaved, and you've soaped the top of my head and left it to cool!
"The Tinted Venus" by F. Anstey
By the way, when you have time, please send me a piece of shaving soap.
"Letters of Lt.-Col. George Brenton Laurie" by George Brenton Laurie
Tried some of my shaving soap this morning, so his sister says.
"The Curlytops and Their Playmates" by Howard R. Garis
Shave the soap fine, mix all, shake well, and let settle a day or two to dissolve the soap.
"One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed" by C. A. Bogardus
In the farmhouse was an old man who understood making soap into cakes and balls, both for shaving and washing.
"Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen" by Hans Christian Andersen
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In poetry:

There comes a certing gintlemen with razier, soap, and lather,
A shaving most respectfully the POPE, our Holy Father.
And now the dread consperracy I'll quickly to you show,
Which them sanguinary Prodestants did form against NONO.
"A Woeful New Ballad Of The Protestant Conspiracy To Take The Pope’s Life" by William Makepeace Thackeray

In news:

Whiskey Old-Fashioned Wet Shave Soap in a Jar.
Goat's milk Typically found in shaving soaps, this nourishing ingredient softens and smoothes the skin before shaving .
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