Usage examples for slit

  1. He slit a pillow open and placed it in the window with a note attached stating that he knew of the plan; would be ready for them, and would gladly supply his own feathers. – The Centralia Conspiracy by Ralph Chaplin
  2. He slit the paper into about five pieces, each nearly as big as a door. – The Napoleon of Notting Hill by Gilbert K. Chesterton
  3. He used to hang out at Twenty Mile in Old Camp Grant days, and he'd slit your throat for fifty cents. – Red Men and White by Owen Wister
  4. Too amazed for fear, Charley put his eye to the slit – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  5. And he turned his face to the dark of the malthouse, and there, sitting on a barrel, with a slice of the sunset falling through a slit on her corn- colored hair, was Gillian. – Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard by Eleanor Farjeon
  6. And he tried to set into a smile that slit of a mouth of his. – The Voodoo Gold Trail by Walter Walden
  7. He slit open the thin, buff envelope and took out half a dozen sheets of yellow paper, only a single sheet of which was written upon. – The Clue of the Twisted Candle by Edgar Wallace
  8. I tell you, sir, I fear you have been slit for your crimes; and though you have been so good to me, that I can't help loving of you heartily for it, yet if I thought you had been slit I would not, nay, could not, stay a moment longer with you; no, though it should break my heart to leave you." – Life And Adventures Of Peter Wilkins, Vol. I. (of II.) by Robert Paltock Commentator: A. H. Bullen
  9. Hats, trimmed with tissue- paper feathers or ribbons, are made of round pieces of note- paper with a slit in them just big enough for the tip of the doll's head to go through. – What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  10. The youngest child is carried on the parent's back, and this slit serves it as a stirrup, so that with one arm round the mother's neck, the child is carried easily and safely, the mother having the free use of her hands. – The Ruined Cities of Zululand by Hugh Mulleneux Walmsley
  11. Do you see him- as he will be to- morrow, with the slit in his throat and his teeth showing? – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
  12. When this fascia has been cautiously slit open on the director, the vessels will come into view. – Surgical Anatomy by Joseph Maclise
  13. In going into action, the Susquannas crouched slightly, holding the shields before them with both hands, looking through a narrow vision slit and working both rocket guns. – The Airlords of Han by Philip Francis Nowlan
  14. Then he deftly slit the herring down the stomach. – This Freedom by A. S. M. Hutchinson
  15. He elected rather to watch the shaft of sunlight coming through the long, narrow slit in a four- foot wall which served as a window. – His Unknown Wife by Louis Tracy
  16. A shaft of moonlight smote through a slit in the stone wall as he rounded the corner of the stair. – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell
  17. But sure's I live, I'll say we were taking lil' walk in the moonlight and found you trying to post a letter with no 'dress on it, and couldn't find the slit to put it in. – Miss Mapp by Edward Frederic Benson
  18. From other sources we learn that the noses of some of the prisoners were slit and a cord passed through the aperture, to be used as a leading- string by their guards. – The Friars in the Philippines by Ambrose Coleman
  19. And there is my slit in the sofa cushions. – At the Villa Rose by A. E. W. Mason
  20. He turned and faced Drew with slit lidded intentness. – Whispering Wires by Henry Leverage