hollow-ground [hol-oh-ground] ExamplesWord Origin adjective

  1. ground so as to produce a concave surface or surfaces behind a cutting edge: the hollow-ground blade of an ice skate.

Origin of hollow-ground First recorded in 1880–85 Examples from the Web for hollow-ground Historical Examples of hollow-ground

  • The edge of the hollow-ground razor is thinner and therefore cuts better, and is much easier to keep sharp.

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