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Meaning of GASH

Pronunciation:  gash

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument
  2. [n]  a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation
  3. [n]  a wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut"
  4. [v]  cut open; "she slashed her wrists"
 

GASH is a 4 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: cut, cut, slash, slash, slash, slice
 
 See Also: cut, cut, cutting, furrow, lesion, wound

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Gash\ (g[a^]sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gashed} (g[a^]sht);
    p. pr. & vb. n. {Gashing}.] [For older garth or garse, OF.
    garser to scarify, F. gercer to chap, perh. from an assumed
    LL. carptiare, fr. L. carpere, carptum, to pluck, separate
    into parts; cf. LL. carptare to wound. Cf. {Carpet}.]
    To make a gash, or long, deep incision in; -- applied chiefly
    to incisions in flesh.
    
          Grievously gashed or gored to death.     --Hayward.
    
    
  2. \Gash\, n.
    A deep and long cut; an incision of considerable length and
    depth, particularly in flesh.
    
    
 
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