One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘there was a notch in the end of the arrow for the bowstring’
nick, cut, mark, incision, score, scratch, gash, slit, snick, slot, gouge, groove, furrow, cleft, indentation, dent
2‘her opinion of Nicole dropped a further few notches’
degree, step, level, rung, point, mark, measure, grade, gradation, stage
1‘notch the wood’
nick, cut, mark, score, incise, carve, engrave, scratch, gash, slit, slot, snick, gouge, groove, furrow, indent, make an indentation in, dent
‘the world champion notched up four wins and five draws’
score, achieve, attain, secure, rack up, chalk up, gain, earn, make, register, record
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