n. long deep cut; deep flesh wound; lively and fluent in discourse; talkative
Glad to hear that it was only a gash and not anything more serious.
Sentence in Classic:
Then it lengthened out until it became a yellow line, and then, without any warning or sound, a gash seemed to open and a hand appeared, a white, almost womanly hand, which felt about in the centre of the little area of light.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
I ran back for a light and there was the poor fellow, a great gash in his throat and the whole place swimming in blood.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
But the wolf jumped up more quickly than anyone could have expected and, gnashing her teeth, flew at the yellowish borzoi, which, with a piercing yelp, fell with its head on the ground, bleeding from a gash in its side.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The sight seemed to paralyse me, and the shovel turned in my hand and glanced from the face, merely making a deep gash above the forehead.
The murdered man lay on the floor, his head leaning against the wall, and about him was a pool of blood which poured forth from three large wounds in his breast; there was a fourth gash, in which a long table knife was plunged up to the handle.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Ulysses was the first to raise his spear and try to drive it into the brute, but the boar was too quick for him, and charged him sideways, ripping him above the knee with a gash that tore deep though it did not reach the bone.