Meaning of SLIT in English

SLIT

n. & v.

n. 1 a long straight narrow incision. 2 a long narrow opening comparable to a cut.

v.tr. (slitting; past and past part. slit) 1 make a slit in; cut or tear lengthwise. 2 cut into strips. slit-eyed having long narrow eyes. slit-pocket a pocket with a vertical opening giving access to the pocket or to a garment beneath. slit trench a narrow trench for a soldier or a weapon. slitter n.

[ ME slitte, rel. to OE slitan, f. Gmc ]

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