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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Slash  \Slash\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Slashed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Slashing}.]  [OE.  slaschen  of  uncertain  origin;  cf  OF 
  esclachier  to  break,  esclechier  esclichier  to  break,  and  E. 
  slate,  slice,  slit,  v.  t.] 
  1.  To  cut  by  striking  violently  and  at  random;  to  cut  in  long 
  slits. 
 
  2.  To  lash;  to  ply  the  whip  to  [R.]  --King. 
 
  3.  To  crack  or  snap,  as  a  whip.  [R.]  --Dr.  H.  More 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  slashing 
  adj  :  as  if  striking  with  slashing  blows;  "his  slashing 
  demon-ridden  cadenza" 
  n  :  a  strong  sweeping  cut  made  with  a  sharp  instrument  [syn:  {slash}, 
  {gash}] 




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