Definition of shavings noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈʃeɪvɪŋz//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈʃeɪvɪŋz//
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thin pieces cut from a piece of wood, etc. using a sharp tool, especially a plane wood shavings His study smelled of dust, ink and pencil shavings.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: shavings