First the contrite-but-not-really Massa offered to slit his wrists on camera.
His name was Alexander, and he had a rifle in his hands, but the eyes you could see through the slit in the mask looked friendly.
The opposite bank was manned by Germans, and in the darkness Deane-Drummond fell into a slit trench on top of a German soldier.
Slice challah bread into 1.5 inches then slit hole in middle of each slice and fill with Nutella.
For Dukla Pass, as he had heard, was but a slit in the mountains, which the Austrians could easily defend.
I will have the canoe drawn up, and gently, but firmly, slit it with my knife.
Two holes are cut in the table top, at the right places to make a window for the light and a slit for the printing frame.
A hand moved slowly around the slit—a hand that held a pencil-ray.
The resulting light passes through the slit in the end of tube B, and then through B to the prism.
The darkness then was slit by a hard straight line of white.
c.1200, from or related to Old English slitan "to slit, tear, split, rend to pieces; bite, sting; back-bite," from Proto-Germanic *slitan (cf. Old Saxon slitan, Old Frisian slita, Old Norse slita, Middle Low German and Middle Dutch sliten, Dutch slijten, Old High German slizan, German schleißen "to slit"). A more violent verb in Old English than after, e.g. slitcwealm "death by rending." Slit skirt is attested from 1913.A slitting-mill (1660s) cut iron plates into thin rods for making nails, etc.
mid-13c., "long cut or rent (in clothes), incision," from slit (v.). Slang sense of "vulva" is attested from 1640s. Old English had slit (n.) with a sense of "a rending, bite; backbiting."