Slit

Definition of Slit

3d. pers. 1.3d. pers. sing. pres. of Slide.
v. t.1.To cut lengthwise; to cut into long pieces or strips; as, to slit iron bars into nail rods; to slit leather into straps.
[imp. & p. p. Slit or Slitted ( ); p. pr. & vb. n. Slitting.]
2.To cut or make a long fissure in or upon; as, to slit the ear or the nose.
3.To cut; to sever; to divide.
And slits the thin-spun life.
- Milton.
n.1.A long cut; a narrow opening; as, a slit in the ear.
Gill slit
(Anat.) See Gill opening, under Gill.

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