gash

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Etymology[edit]

From an alteration of Middle English garsen, from Old French garser, jarsier (Modern French gercer), from Vulgar Latin *charaxāre, from Ancient Greek charássein ("to scratch, notch").

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gash (plural gashes)

  1. A deep cut.
    • 2006, New York Times, “Bush Mourns 9/11 at Ground Zero as N.Y. Remembers”, [1]:
      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.
  2. (slang, vulgar) A vulva, pussy
  3. (slang, offensive) A woman
  4. (slang, British Royal Navy) Rubbish, spare kit
  5. (slang) Rubbish on board an aircraft
  6. (slang) Unused film or sound during film editing
  7. (slang) Poor quality beer, usually watered down.

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gash (third-person singular simple present gashes, present participle gashing, simple past and past participle gashed)

  1. To make a deep, long cut, to slash.

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