slit

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Noun[edit]

slit (plural slits)

  1. A narrow cut or opening; a slot.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 17, The China Governess[1]:
      The face which emerged was not reassuring. It was blunt and grey, the nose springing thick and flat from high on the frontal bone of the forehead, whilst his eyes were narrow slits of dark in a tight bandage of tissue. […].
  2. (vulgar, slang) The opening of the vagina.
  3. (vulgar, slang, derogatory) A woman, usually a sexually loose woman; a prostitute.

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Verb[edit]

slit (third-person singular simple present slits, present participle slitting, simple past slit, past participle slit or slitten)

  1. To cut a narrow opening.
    He slit the bag open and the rice began pouring out.
  2. To split in two parts.
  3. (transitive) To cut; to sever; to divide.
    • Milton:
      And slits the thin-spun life.

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse *slit.

Noun[edit]

slit n (genitive singular slits, no plural)

  1. wear and tear

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

slit n

  1. (hard) work, labour

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Verb[edit]

slit

  1. imperative of slita.