He was lucky his injuries were minor, the worst being the 40 stitches needed for the gash on his leg.
There is a gash across his forehead, a cut on his lip, small bruises on his cheek and ear, but they are all surface.
Zimmerman, 28, suffered a broken nose, a gash to his head, and other injuries, according to Sanford police reports.
St. Vincent sat there stunned, blood dripping from a gash above his left eye.
There was a gash on the latter's cheek, and the blood from it dripped on his cuirass.
Kitty pointed to the gash made in the beech-tree by the broken bough.
She felt as if Felicia had put a gash across her face and as if he were pitilessly jibing at it.
You may make yourself as light as any gash balloon,' said Mrs Gamp.
It was something like a gash within himself, a gash in his courage perhaps, or a gash in the dream of a reconstituted self.
He could move about now, and the gash in his head had ceased bleeding.
1540s, from Middle English garce (early 13c.), from Old North French garser "to scarify, cut, slash" (Old French *garse), apparently from Vulgar Latin *charassare, from Greek kharassein "engrave," from PIE *gher- "to scrape, scratch" (cf. character). Loss of -r- is characteristic (see ass (n.2)). Slang use for "vulva" dates to mid-1700s.
1560s, alteration of garsen (late 14c.), from Old North French garser "to cut, slash" (see gash (n.)). Related: Gashed; gashing.
v. gashed, gash·ing, gash·es
To make a long, deep cut in; slash deeply. n.
A long, deep cut.
A deep flesh wound.
To do the sex act: We gashed (1980s+ Students)
Extra or unexpected portions, bits of luck, etc; dividends; bonuses
[WWII Army fr 1900s+ British Navy; origin unknown; perhaps fr French gache´, ''spoiled,'' since it occurs in gash bucket, ''garbage bin'']