slaughter

  1. the killing of animals (as for food)
  2. a sound defeat
  3. the savage and excessive killing of people

slaughter

[n] - the savage and excessive killing of many people 2. [n] - the killing of animals (as for food)
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Slaughter

Slaugh'ter noun [ Middle English slautir , slaughter , slaghter , Icelandic slātr slain flesh, modified by Middle English slaught , slaht , slaughter, from Anglo-Saxon sleaht a stroke, blow; both from the root of E. slay. See Slay ,
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Slaughter

Slaugh'ter transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Slaughtered ; present participle & verbal noun Slaughtering .] 1. To visit with great destruction of life; to kill; to slay in battle. « Your castle is surprised; your...
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slaughter

The act of killing. Specifically: ... The extensive, violent, bloody, or wanton destruction of life; carnage. 'On war and mutual slaughter bent.' (Milton) ... The act of killing cattle or other beasts for market. ... Synonym: Carnage, massacre, butchery, murder, havoc. ... Origin: OE. Slautir, slaughter, slaghter, Icel. Slatr slain flesh, modified ...
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slaughter

noun the killing of animals (as for food)
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slaughter

mass murder noun the savage and excessive killing of many people
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Slaughter

• (v. t.) The act of killing cattle or other beasts for market. • (v. t.) To butcher; to kill for the market, as beasts. • (v. t.) To visit with great destruction of life; to kill; to slay in battle. • (v. t.) The act of killing. • (v. t.) The extensive, violent, bloody, or wanton destruction of life; carnage.Slaughter: wor...
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Slaughter

Slaughter is British slang for too large, the term is applied to clothes.
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Slaughter

Usually anything purchased by a supermarket operator, exporter or wholesaler (any sheep sold to slaughter is sold to the trade, regardless of whether they trade weights or not).
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slaughter

the killing of a large number of animals (including people)
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Slaughter

Usually anything purchased by a supermarket operator, exporter or wholesaler (any sheep sold to slaughter is sold to the trade, regardless of whether they trade weights or not).
Found on http://www.mla.com.au/general/glossary
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