The definition of a notch is a cut in the shape of a "V" or a step or degree of measurement.(noun)
Notch is defined as to cut a V shape in, record or keep score.(verb)
An example of to notch is to take note of the soccer game's score, a team that could notch 20 wins in one season.
See notch in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: prob. < ME (a)n oche < OFr oche, osche, a notch < oschier, to notch
See notch in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Probably from a notch
Origin: , alteration of an otch
Origin: , from French oche
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from ochier, to notch.
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