Some troubles ain't no more 'n a dull pain, an' some are like cuts an' gashes.
He smiled his close-lipped smile that made wrinkles like gashes in his cheeks.
Cuts, gashes, and bruises are the frequent experience of smacksmen.
The leg is good cut in gashes, and filled with a dressing, and baked.
All had been scalped, and the bodies were mutilated with gashes of the tomahawks.