from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To make a long deep cut in; slash deeply.
- n. A long deep cut.
- n. A deep flesh wound.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A deep cut.
- n. A vulva, pussy
- n. A woman
- n. Rubbish, spare kit
- n. Rubbish on board an aircraft
- n. Unused film or sound during film editing
- n. Poor quality beer, usually watered down.
- v. To make a deep, long cut, to slash.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make a gash, or long, deep incision in; -- applied chiefly to incisions in flesh.
- n. A deep and long cut; an incision of considerable length and depth, particularly in flesh.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To make a long deep incision in, as flesh; cut deeply into the flesh of: as, to gash a person's cheek.
- n. An incision or cut, relatively long and deep; particularly, a cut in flesh; a slash.
- Shrewd; sagacious; having the appearance of sagacity joined with that of self-importance.
- Lively and fluent in discourse; talkative.
- Trim; well dressed.
- To converse; gossip; tattle; gush.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation
- n. a wound made by cutting
- v. cut open
- n. a strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument
Alteration of Middle English garsen, to scarify, from Old North French garser, from Late Latin charaxāre, to scratch, engrave, from Greek kharassein.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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"). (Wiktionary)