What does the word slit mean?

Usage examples for slit

  1. It is nearly of the size and shape of an ordinary blanket, with a slit in the centre, through which the head is passed, leaving the ends to hang down. – Popular Adventure Tales by Mayne Reid
  2. One of the sacks had been slit and the contents were running out onto the floor like golden water. – Black Jack by Max Brand
  3. A small round nick to form the collar is cut between the shoulders of the dress, and a slit is made down the back through which the doll's head can be passed. – What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes by Dorothy Canfield Fisher