Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A cut.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as slash.
  • n. A cut; a slash.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Up the street come troops of the auxiliaries, black Africans and yellow Asiatics, beturbaned and befezed, and coolies swinging along with machine guns and mountain batteries on their heads, and the bare feet of all, in quick rhythm, going _slish, slish, slish_ through the pavement mud.

    The People of the Abyss

  • Up the street come troops of the auxiliaries, black Africans and yellow Asiatics, beturbaned and befezed, and coolies swinging along with machine guns and mountain batteries on their heads, and the bare feet of all, in quick rhythm, going slish, slish, slish through the pavement mud.

    CORONATION DAY

  • It's this damn medication, it screws with my belly and makes it go slish slosh slishety sloshety.

    naima101 Diary Entry

  • Were he obliged to do so, the author could describe it: each drip of sweat, each contraction of muscle, each pant, each moan, each slish of slippery tissue.

    Even Cowgirls Get The Blues

  • She empties the water down the tree, and it comes slish-sloshing down.

    The Magic Faraway Tree

  • The slish of a line, the flutter of a fly dropping softly on the farther edge of the pool -- and then the shriek of your reel, buzzing up the quiet hillside, was answered by a loud snort, as the deer that lived there bounded away in alarm, calling her two fawns to follow.

    Wood Folk at School

  • Up the street come troops of the auxiliaries, black Africans and yellow Asiatics, beturbaned and befezed, and coolies swinging along with machine guns and mountain batteries on their heads, and the bare feet of all, in quick rhythm, going slish, slish, through the pavement mud.

    Coronation Day

  • He could tell by the uneven splash of the oars, the slish along the surface as

    The Gentleman A Romance of the Sea

  • It arose in a low moan and mounted steadily to a shriek, gradually dying away in the distance, followed by the slish-slishing of the fine snow across the rotted shingles of the roof.

    The Rover Boys out West Or, The Search for a Lost Mine

  • So Bearskin just rattled away the blows at the dragon -- slish, slash, snip, clip -- until all three heads were off, and there was an end of it.

    The Wonder Clock

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