What does gash mean?
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cut, gash, slash, slicenoun
a wound made by cutting
"he put a bandage over the cut"
a trench resembling a furrow that was made by erosion or excavation
a strong sweeping cut made with a sharp instrument
"she slashed her wrists"
A deep cut.
A vulva, pussy
Rubbish, spare kit
Rubbish on board an aircraft
Unused film or sound during film editing
Poor quality beer, usually watered down.
To make a deep, long cut, to slash.
Etymology: From an alteration of garsen, from garser, jarsier (Modern French gercer), from *charaxāre, from charássein ("to scratch, notch").
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from the verb.
He glancing on his helmet, made a large
And open gash therein; were not his targe,
That broke the violence of his intent,
The weary soul from thence it would discharge. Fai. Queen.
A perilous gash, a very limb lopt off. William Shakespeare, Henry IV.
Hamilton drove Newton almost to the end of the lists; but Newton on a sudden gave him such a gash on the leg, that therewith he fell to the ground. John Hayward.
But th’ ethereal substance clos’d,
Not long divisible; and from the gash
A stream of nectarous humour issuing flow’d. John Milton, P. Lost.
I was fond of back-sword and cudgel play, and I now bear in my body many a black and blue gash and scar. Arbuthnot.
Etymology: from hacher, to cut, French. Skinner.
Where the Englishmen at arms had been defeated, many of their horses were found grievously gashed or gored to death. John Hayward.
Wit is a keen instrument, and every one can cut and gash with it; but to carve a beautiful image requires great art. John Tillotson, Sermon 2.
See me gash’d with knives,
Or sear’d with burning steel. Nicholas Rowe, Royal Convert.
Streaming with blood, all over gash’d with wounds,
He reel’d, he groan’d, and at the altar fell. Ambrose Philips.
to make a gash, or long, deep incision in; -- applied chiefly to incisions in flesh
a deep and long cut; an incision of considerable length and depth, particularly in flesh
Etymology: [For older garth or garse, OF. garser to scarify, F. gercer to chap, perh. from an assumed LL. carptiare, fr. L. carpere, carptum, to pluck, separate into parts; cf. LL. carptare to wound. Cf. Carpet.]
Gash is a Foetus album released in 1995 by Sony/Columbia. Gash is the only Foetus album to appear on a major label and their most widely distributed, with releases in North America, Europe, and Japan. Gash is Columbia Records #CK 66461.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
gash, v.t. to make a deep cut into anything, esp. into flesh.—n. a deep, open wound. [Formerly garse—O. Fr. garser, pierce with a lancet—Low L. garsa. Perh. corrupted from Gr. charassein, to cut.]
gash, adj. (Scot.) shrewd: talkative: trim.—v.i. to tattle. [Prob. a corr. of sagacious.]
gash, adj. (Scot.) ghastly, hideous—also Gash′ful, Gash′ly.—n. Gash′liness.—adv. Gash′ly. [From ghastful, through association with gash.]
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Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Gash is ranked #18068 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Gash surname appeared 1,543 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Gash.
72.3% or 1,117 total occurrences were White.
20.8% or 321 total occurrences were Black.
2.9% or 46 total occurrences were of two or more races.
2.5% or 39 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
0.9% or 15 total occurrences were Asian.
0.3% or 5 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
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The numerical value of gash in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of gash in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of gash in a Sentence
I mean they're basically talking about putting a 175-mile gash across this pristine habitat.
I definitely saw this when we were playing together, morry Gash/AP James ' ability to prepare Morry Gash/AP James ' mentally, spiritually, emotionally, game to game, day to day.
I think if you talk to people who live in communities that deal with these issues all the time, they will say to you that what these videos are showing us now is what people in many minority communities have been talking about for years, and what they've been describing for years, but they haven't been believed, they have been dismissed, mainly because people don't want to believe that law enforcement can overstep. And of course, it's not every law enforcement officer. But when it happens, the impact that it has, the gash that it leaves, in the web of trust that we need in order for everyone to feel safe, is tremendous. And so that's why these incidents resonate so deeply.
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