What is Notched?

Notched definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
an angular or V-shaped cut, indentation, or slit in an object, surface, or edge.
a cut or nick made in a stick or other object for record, as in keeping a tally.
New England and Upstate New York. a deep, narrow opening or pass between mountains; gap; defile.
Informal. a step, degree, or grade: This camera is a notch better than the other.

Metallurgy. a taphole in a blast furnace: iron notch; cinder notch.

verb (used with object)
to cut or make a notch in.
to record by notches: He notched each kill on the stick.

to score, as in a game: He notched another win.