Butchery

• (n.) The business of a butcher. • (n.) Murder or manslaughter, esp. when committed with unusual barbarity; great or cruel slaughter. • (n.) A slaughterhouse; the shambles; a place where blood is shed.
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butchery

1. The business of a butcher. ... 2. Murder or manslaughter, especially. When committed with unusual barbarity; great or cruel slaughter. 'The perpetration of human butchery.' (Prescott) ... 3. A slaughterhouse; the shambles; a place where blood is shed. 'Like as an ox is hanged in the butchery.' (Fabyan) ... Synonym: Murder, slaughter, carnage. Se...
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butchery

butchering noun the business of a butcher
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Butchery

Butch'er·y noun [ Middle English bocherie shambles, from French boucherie . See Butcher , noun ] 1. The business of a butcher. [ Obsolete] 2. Murder or manslaughter, esp. when committed with unusual barbarity; great or cruel slaughter. ...
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butchery

[n] - the business of a butcher
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