Slit obs. 3d. pers. sing. pres. of Slide.
Slit v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slit or Slitted p. pr. & vb. n. Slitting.]
1. To cut lengthwise; to cut into long pieces or strips; as, to slit iron bars into nail rods; to slit leather into straps.
2. To cut or make a long fissure in or upon; as, to slit the ear or the nose.
3. To cut; to sever; to divide. [Obs.]
And slits the thin-spun life. --Milton.
Slit, n. A long cut; a narrow opening; as, a slit in the ear.
Gill slit. Anat. See Gill opening, under Gill.
n 1: a long narrow opening
2: obscene terms for female genitals [syn: cunt, puss, pussy,
3: a depression scratched or carved into a surface [syn: incision,
scratch, prick, dent]
4: a narrow fissure
v 1: make a clean cut through; "slit her throat" [syn: slice]
2: cut a slit into; "slit the throat of the victim"