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Definition of NOTCH

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Notch \Notch\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Notched} (n[o^]cht); p. pr.
     & vb. n. {Notching}.]
     1. To cut or make notches in; to indent; also, to score by notches; as, to notch a stick. [1913 Webster]

     2. To fit the notch of (an arrow) to the string. [1913 Webster]

              God is all sufferance; here he doth show No arrow notched, only a stringless bow. --Herrick. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

Notch \Notch\ (n[o^]ch), n. [Akin to nock; cf. OD. nock, OSw. nocka. Cf. {Nick} a notch.] [1913 Webster]
     1. A hollow cut in anything; a nick; an indentation. [1913 Webster]

              And on the stick ten equal notches makes. --Swift. [1913 Webster]

     2. A narrow passage between two elevations; a deep, close pass; a defile; as, the notch of a mountain. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]

238 Moby Thesaurus words for "notch":
     Vandyke, abysm, abyss, accomplish, achieve, alveolation, alveolus, amount, arroyo, birthmark, blaze, blaze a trail, blemish, blotch, box canyon, brand, breach, break, caliber, canyon, caste mark, cavity, chalk, chalk up, chap, chasm, check, check off, checkmark, chimney, chink, chop, cicatrix, cicatrize, cleft, cleuch, clough, col, compass, coulee, couloir, crack, cranny, crenellate, crenulate, crevasse, crevice, crimp, cut, cwm, dapple, dash, defile, define, degree, delimit, dell, demarcate, dent, depress, dike, dimple, dint, discolor, discoloration, ditch, donga, dot, draw, earmark, engrave, engraving, excavation, extent, fault, fissure, flaw, fleck, flick, flume, fracture, freckle, furrow, gain, gap, gape, gash, gorge, gouge, gradation, grade, graving, groove, gulch, gulf, gully, hack, hatch, height, hole, honeycomb, impress, impression, imprint, incise, incision, indent, indentation, indention, indenture, interval, jag, joint, jot, kloof, knurl, leak, leap, lentigo, level, line, machicolate, macula, make a mark, mark, mark off, mark out, marking, measure, mill, moat, mole, mottle, nevus, nick, nock, nuance, nullah, opening, pas, pass, passage, patch, peg, pencil, pepper, period, picot, pink, pit, pitch, plane, plateau, pock, pockmark, point, polka dot, press in, prick, print, proportion, punch, punch in, punctuate, puncture, range, ratio, ravine, reach, recess, register, remove, rent, riddle, rift, rime, round, rung, rupture, scale, scallop, scar, scarification, scarify, scissure, scope, score, scotch, scratch, scratching, seal, seam, serrate, set back, set in, shade, shadow, slash, slit, slot, space, speck, speckle, splash, split, splotch, spot, stage, stain, stair, stamp, standard, step, stigma, stigmatize, stint, strawberry mark, streak, striate, stripe, sunken part, tamp, tattoo, tattoo mark, tick, tick off, tittle, tooth, trace, tread, trench, underline, underscore, valley, void, wadi, watermark, win


Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thesaurus]


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