gash gash  /ˈɡæʃ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a wound made by cutting
  2. (n) a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation
  3. (n) a strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument
  4. (v) cut open

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The body bears a gash from groin to throat, apparently made to kill the victim by disemboweling him.
  2. It's a wet Saturday night in south Auckland, and Ott and constable Brent Stevenson are questioning a shivering youth as blood congeals in a gash to his nose.
  3. In a seventh-round clinch, Turpin butted an ugly gash over Robinson's left eye.

News

  1. Rose wins US Open, more heartache for Mickelson

    Lightning flashes in the sky as a weather warning delays the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, Thursday, June 13, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Idaho Press-Tribune

  2. Jason Day close again, ties for 2nd at US Open

    (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar). Jason Day, of Australia, acknowledges the gallery after putting on the 17th hole during the fourth round of the U.S. (AP Photo/Morry Gash). Jason Day, of Australia, reacts after a putt on the 18th hole during the fourth round of the U.S.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: ABC 13 Lynchburg

  3. Rose breaks 43-year England drought, wins US Open

    Lightning flashes in the sky as a weather warning delays the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Merion Golf Club, Thursday, June 13, 2013, in Ardmore, Pa. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Idaho Press-Tribune

Quotes

  1. "The thing I didn't really know was how much that guy impacted almost each man on this team, from the players to the coaches to the-really, to the owner," Zorn said. "It was deeply felt, and it was an absolute gash to this football team. It...
    on Nov 25, 2008 By: Jim Zorn Source: San Jose Mercury News

  2. "His faces is a bit of a mess at the minute, so we just need to see how it settles down," said Lambert. "He has got quite a bad gash under his eye, and have to monitor him."
    on Aug 24, 2009 By: Paul Lambert Source: ESPN

  3. "He got a big gash up under his mouth," Iverson said. "He was sitting on a stool and what really messed him up was he had his hands in his shirt. And it was a high stool, so when he fell, he couldn't brace it. So he just (smacked the floor)."
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: Allen Iverson Source: SportingNews.com

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