A gash in one leg prevented him from rising, and he whined as she knelt beside him.
The scent of blood drew his gaze to her forearm, where a long gash was visible in the moonlight.
The Gash or Mareb is the most northerly of the Abyssinian rivers which flow towards the Nile valley.
It is a region of light rainfall, and cultivation depends chiefly on the Gash flood.
Apart from the Nile system, fully described elsewhere, the Sudan has two other rivers, the Gash and the Baraka.
The word is variously derived from the Persian padshah, Turkish padishah, equivalent to king or emperor, and from the Turkish bash, in some dialects gash, a head, chief, &c. In old Turkish there was no fixed distinction between b and p. As first used in western Europe the title was written with the initial b.
Kassala is on the river Gash east of the Atbara and near the Eritrean frontier.
The town, a military station of some importance, lies on the river Gash (Mareb) in 15° 28' N., 36° 24' E., 260 m.
In 1840 - previous attempts having been unsuccessful - the fertile district of Taka, watered by the Atbara and Gash and near the Abyssinian frontier, was conquered and the town of 2 For a list of the governors-general see The Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, i.
But the wolf jumped up more quickly than anyone could have expected and, gnashing her teeth, flew at the yellowish borzoi, which, with a piercing yelp, fell with its head on the ground, bleeding from a gash in its side.