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Slaughter
SLAUGHTER, OF THE INNOCENTS
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slaughterhouse definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a building where animals are butchered [syn: abattoir, butchery, shambles, slaughterhouse]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 14th century an establishment where animals are butchered

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a place for the slaughter of animals as food. 2 a place of carnage.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Slaughterhouse Slaugh"ter*house`, n. A house where beasts are butchered for the market.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(slaughterhouses) A slaughterhouse is a place where animals are killed for their meat. = abattoir N-COUNT




 


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