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Definition of Slaughter

Slaughter
Slaughter Slaugh"ter, n. [OE. slautir, slaughter, slaghter, Icel. sl[=a]tr slain flesh, modified by OE. slaught, slaht, slaughter, fr. AS. sleaht a stroke, blow; both from the root of E. slay. See Slay, v. t., and cf. Onslaught.] The act of killing. Specifically: (a) The extensive, violent, bloody, or wanton destruction of life; carnage. On war and mutual slaughter bent. --Milton. (b) The act of killing cattle or other beasts for market. Syn: Carnage; massacre; butchery; murder; havoc.
Slaughter
Slaughter Slaugh"ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slaughtered; p. pr. & vb. n. Slaughtering.] 1. To visit with great destruction of life; to kill; to slay in battle. Your castle is surprised; your wife and babes Savagely slaughtered. --Shak. 2. To butcher; to kill for the market, as beasts.

Meaning of Slaughter from wikipedia

- Slaughter may refer to: Animal slaughter, killing animals for food Ritual slaughter, the practice of slaughtering livestock for meat in a ritual manner...
- Animal slaughter is the killing of animals, usually referring to killing domestic livestock. It is estimated that each year 80 billion land animals are...
- Rudolph Remus (born August 27, 1948), best known by his ring name Sgt. Slaughter, is a retired American professional wrestler who is currently signed to...
- Cattle slaughter in India, especially cow slaughter, is controversial because of cattle’s status as endeared and respected living beings to adherents of...
- Slaughter is an American glam metal band formed in Las Vegas by lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist Mark Slaughter and b****ist Dana Strum. The band reached...
- Rebecca Kelly Slaughter (born c. 1983) is an American attorney who is a current commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission. Slaughter was previously...
- Pig slaughter is the work of slaughtering domestic pigs which is both a common economic activity as well as a traditional feast in some European and Asian...
- Allen Slaughter (born July 4, 1964) is an American singer and musician, and one of the founders of the glam metal band Slaughter. Mark Slaughter was born...
- Enos Bradsher Slaughter (April 27, 1916 – August 12, 2002), nicknamed "Country", was an American Major League Baseball (MLB) right fielder. He pla****...
- Alvin Martin Slaughter (born July 17, 1955) is an American gospel musician, worship leader, singer-songwriter. Slaughter is based out of New York City...