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slash

2 noun
     
slash2 [countable]
1PMW a quick movement that you make with a knife, sword etc in order to cut someone or something
2 also slash markSLA a line (/) used in writing to separate words, numbers, or letters
3 a long narrow cut in something [↪ gash]:
Cut several slashes across the top of the loaf before baking.
4

have/take a slash

British English spoken not polite to urinate

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