2 a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation [syn: cut]
3 a strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument [syn: slash] v : cut open; "she slashed her wrists" [syn: slash]
- Rhymes: -æʃ
- A deep cut.
- 2006, New York Times, “Bush Mourns 9/11 at Ground Zero as N.Y.
- Vowing that he was “never going to forget the lessons of that day,” President Bush paid tribute last night to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attack, laying wreaths at ground zero, attending a prayer service at St. Paul’s Chapel and making a surprise stop at a firehouse and a memorial museum overlooking the vast gash in the ground where the twin towers once stood.
- 2006, New York Times, “Bush Mourns 9/11 at Ground Zero as N.Y. Remembers”, http://www.nytimes.com/2006/09/11/nyregion/nyregionspecial3/11bush.html?hp&ex=1158033600&en=e468f88da52557ed&ei=5094&partner=homepage:
- slang vulgar A vulva, pussy
- slang offensive A woman
- slang British Royal Navy Rubbish
- Rubbish on board an aircraft
- Finnish: syvä viiltohaava
See also: vulva
- Finnish: rako
- Finnish: viiltää
The word gash describes a deep cut, e.g. a deep open wound. It can also denote a gap of missing teeth. It can also be a slang term for vulva or vagina.
Gash may also refer to:
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