3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Gash \Gash\ (g[a^]sh), verb (used with an object) [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.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Gash \Gash\, noun A deep and long cut; an incision of considerable length and depth, particularly in flesh.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: a wound made by cutting; "he put a bandage over the cut" [syn: {cut}, {gash}, {slash}, {slice}]

2: a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation [syn: {cut}, {gash}]

3: a strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument [syn: {slash}, {gash}]


1: cut open; "she slashed her wrists" [syn: {slash}, {gash}]

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