- To split on a rock
- Split Split, v. i.
1. To part asunder; to be rent; to burst; as, vessels split
by the freezing of water in them.
2. To be broken; to be dashed to pieces. [1913 Webster]
The ship splits on the rock. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
4. To burst with laughter. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]
Each had a gravity would make you split. --Pope. [1913 Webster]
7. To leave; to depart (from a place or gathering); as, let's split. [Slang] [PJC]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.