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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gash  \Gash\  (g[a^]sh),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gashed}  (g[a^]sht); 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Gashing}.]  [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}.] 
  To  make  a  gash,  or  long,  deep  incision  in  --  applied  chiefly 
  to  incisions  in  flesh. 
 
  Grievously  gashed  or  gored  to  death.  --Hayward. 




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