What does the word notch mean?

Usage examples for notch

  1. Don't make them so high that neither you nor any other human being can live up to them, of course; but if you can put them a notch beyond those even of the exalted standard of the old home, by all means do it. – The Young Man and the World by Albert J. Beveridge
  2. Tom had pulled back the controller handle, but he now shoved it forward again, notch by notch, until it was at the limit. – Tom Swift and his Electric Runabout or, The Speediest Car on the Road by Victor Appleton
  3. Anazeh continued to steer a diagonal course for a notch in the Moab Hills that look, until you get quite close to them, as if they rose sheer out of the sea. – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
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