Notch

Definition of Notch

Pronunciation: nǒcht
n.1.
1.A hollow cut in anything; a nick; an indentation.
And on the stick ten equal notches makes.
- Swift.
2.A narrow passage between two elevations; a deep, close pass; a defile; as, the notch of a mountain.
v. t.1.To cut or make notches in; to indent; also, to score by notches; as, to notch a stick.
[imp. & p. p. Notched (nǒcht); p. pr. & vb. n. Notching.]
2.To fit the notch of (an arrow) to the string.
God is all sufferance; here he doth show
No arrow notched, only a stringless bow.
- Herrick.

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