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  • adj. Having gashes; slashed.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of gash.


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  • A dagger point broke on the stout links of mail covering his right side, but a sword gashed his left arm.

    Conan the Avenger

  • Hendricks, quaking with shame and fear, sat shivering before his desk with jaws agape and the forged name gashed into his soul.

    A Certain Rich Man

  • On the other, he has written a history of how aerial bombing -- that most brutal and inexact of modern sciences -- was interpreted by contemporary poets and writers, from W.H. Auden and T.S. Eliot to Virginia Woolf, who saw wide swaths of London "gashed" and "dismantled."

    Review of "Bomber Country," by Daniel Swift

  • "You want to attack, and if you try to attack in this defense and you running the Okie, you're going to look real bad and you're going to get gashed."

    Albert Haynesworth is happy with his role

  • Wake Forest will start true freshman Tanner Price at quarterback and has a youthful defense that has been gashed in recent weeks.

    Pick 'em: Wake Forest at Virginia Tech

  • Detectives never found the rude female passenger at whom he had allegedly directed his P.A. tirade, and who he said gashed his head with a piece of luggage.

    Sorry for Rough Landing

  • On the one hand, there's the firm's collaboration with Danish architect Bjarke Ingels to develop a daring gashed pyramid on the western terminus of 57th Street.

    At Apartment House, a Blend of the Old and the New

  • She allows it to just slightly graze her, severing the strand of pearls, which shower down onto the ground, and rending her garment to expose pure white skin gashed by scintillating fragments of light.

    Secret History of Elizabeth Tudor, Vampire Slayer

  • Everyone ends up with knocked-out teeth, gashed lips, and broken bones.

    I want to join Fight Club | Johnny B. Truant

  • They gashed the Giants' run defense, too, making holes and finding creases; Reggie Bush, the running back who'd said his team "stinks" this week, had just his second career 100 yards by the third quarter.

    Wasn't This the Easy Game?


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