Definition of slash:
- A large slit in the material of any garment, made to show the lining through the openings.
- A long cut; a cut made at random.
- A opening or gap in a forest made by wind, fire, or other destructive agency.
- Swampy or wet lands overgrown with bushes.
- To crack or snap, as a whip.
- To cut by striking violently and at random; to cut in long slits.
- To lash; to ply the whip to.
- To strike violently and at random, esp. with an edged instrument; to lay about one indiscriminately with blows; to cut hastily and carelessly.
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- attack (part of speech: verb)
- cheapen (part of speech: verb)
- "Irish Fairy Tales", James Stephens.
This brook we had fished three or four miles below, near where it emptied into Cedar Lake, but in this section where the stream was small, overgrown with alders and covered with " slash" from the lumber operations, we had not thought it worth the effort.- "Fish Stories", Henry Abbott.
On its becoming known that he required such a functionary, numbers of individuals who aspired to that dignified and honourable office applied forthwith; and as it was also known that the master was to be absent, and that, in consequence, the party having it under his entire control, could cut and slash without being interfered with, the value of the situation was greatly enhanced.- "The Garies and Their Friends", Frank J. Webb.