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gash

(găsh)
tr.v. gashed, gashing, gashes
To make a long deep cut in; slash deeply.
n.
1. A long deep cut.
2. A deep flesh wound.

GASH

(găsh)
An acronym for glare, arc, starburst, and halo, four potential complications of refractive eye surgery.
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But the wolf jumped up more quickly than anyone could have expected and, gnashing her teeth, flew at the yellowish borzoi, which, with a piercing yelp, fell with its head on the ground, bleeding from a gash in its side.
Two knots of wood formed the eyes, and the mouth was a gash chopped in the log.
As Sing came to his feet he found Professor Maxon lying in a pool of his own blood, a great gash in his forehead.
Scott, who had been patting White Fang, suddenly bent closer and pointed out fresh-made cuts on his muzzle, and a gash between the eyes.
Above the left eyebrow was a wound--a deep gash from which the blood flowed, covering the whole left side of the face and neck and saturating his light-gray shirt.
So close was it that the point ripped a gash in the jutting edge of his linen cyclas.
His death at the moment of a quarrel, and the gash in his head, would be black against me.
The backs of his hands were bruised and lacerated, while his face was streaming blood from a gash near the temple.
His shirt had been ripped entirely from him in the struggle, and blood from a gash in the cheek was flowing down his naked chest, marking a red path across his white thigh and dripping to the floor.
It did not bleed, but only gaped red; and this gash over the eye, his dishevelled hair, the disorder of his clothes, gave him the aspect of a man worsted in a fight with fists.
If it were intended to conceal or divert attention from a deep gash, now healed into an ugly seam, which when it was first inflicted must have laid bare his cheekbone, the object was but indifferently attained, for it could scarcely fail to be noted at a glance.
She staggered and fell: nearly blinded with the blood that rained down from a deep gash in her forehead; but raising herself, with difficulty, on her knees, drew from her bosom a white handkerchief--Rose Maylie's own--and holding it up, in her folded hands, as high towards Heaven as her feeble strength would allow, breathed one prayer for mercy to her Maker.