Definition of


  1. (noun, act) a strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument
  2. (noun, artifact) a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation
  3. (noun, state) a wound made by cutting
  4. (verb, contact) cut open

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Synonyms of Gash

cut, slash, slice

Alternate forms of Gash

Derivations: gash

Hypernyms: cut, cutting, furrow, lesion, wound

Origin of the word Gash

  1. 1540s, from M.E. garce (early 13c.), from O.N.Fr. garser "to scarify, cut, slash," apparently from V.L. *charassare, from Gk. kharassein "engrave." Loss of -r- is characteristic (see bass, bust, etc.). Slang use for "vulva" dates to mid-1700s. more

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