Usage examples for slashes

  1. I can still see the master's smile, provoked by some of the lad's new contrivances in puffs and slashes – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Next day accordingly they dressed Isabella in the Spanish style, in a robe of green satin with a long train, and slashes lined with cloth of gold and looped with the pearls, the whole being adorned with precious stones; a diamond necklace and girdle, with a fan such as is carried by Spanish ladies; and for head dress her own luxuriant golden hair entwined with diamonds and pearls. – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  3. When inquiries were made for gold, the Indians always pointed toward the north; and, following these hints, the expedition pursued its way through Florida, wandering about in the swamps and slashes but always held together by the enthusiasm of the men and their hopes of securing rich spoils. – Stories Of Georgia 1896 by Joel Chandler Harris