Usage examples for Slitting

  1. Pig iron from the colonies may be imported free, but there may be no mill for slitting or rolling iron and no plateing- forge or other engine to work with a tilt hammer and no furnace for making steel erected or used in the colonies or forfeit 200 pounds. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  2. A group of tenderfeet watched an old hunter butcher a fat cow in almost the time it takes to tell of it, slitting the skin along the spine from the shoulder to the tail, and down in front of the shoulder and around the neck. – Bring Me His Ears by Clarence E. Mulford
  3. At the end of his speech he apologised for his presence at the trial, admitting that by the Canon law no ecclesiastic might be present at a judicature where loss of life or limb was incurred, but contending that there was no such loss in ear- cutting, nose- slitting branding, and whipping. – Books Condemned to be Burnt by James Anson Farrer