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slash
  • noun
    A cut made with a wide, sweeping stroke. (the man took a mighty slash at his head with a large sword)
    An oblique stroke (/) in print or writing, used between alternatives (e.g. and/or), in fractions (e.g. 3/4), in ratios (e.g. miles/day), or between separate elements of a text.
    Debris resulting from the felling or destruction of trees.
    verb
    Cut (something) with a violent sweeping movement, typically using a knife or sword. (a tire was slashed on my car)
  • noun
    A tract of swampy ground, especially in a coastal region.

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