The opposite bank was manned by Germans, and in the darkness Deane-Drummond fell into a slit trench on top of a German soldier.
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.
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.
He tore at the string with which he had laced up the slit in his trousers.
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.
The end of the knife-blade did not fit the slit of the screw.
The resulting light passes through the slit in the end of tube B, and then through B to the prism.
It was simple, short-skirted, and with a slit in the upper part at both sides.
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."