Slaughter

  • 1 Slaughter — may refer to:Animals* Animal slaughter, killing animals for food * Slaughterhouse, abattoirPeople* Anne Marie Slaughter, Dean of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University * Enos Slaughter, Hall of Fame… …

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  • 2 Slaughter — Datos generales Nacimiento 1988 Origen …

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  • 3 Slaughter — ist der Name folgender Bands: Slaughter (US amerikanische Band), US amerikanische Hard Rock Band Slaughter (kanadische Band), kanadische Death Metal Band Slaughter ist der Name folgender Personen: Anne Marie Slaughter (* 1958), US amerikanische… …

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  • 4 slaughter — [slôt′ər] n. [ME slahter < ON slātr, lit., slain flesh, contr. < slattr, akin to OE sleaht, slaughter, death: for IE base see SLAY] 1. the killing of an animal or animals for food; butchering 2. the killing of a human being, esp. in a… …

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  • 5 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.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Slaughter — Slaughter, LA U.S. village in Louisiana Population (2000): 1011 Housing Units (2000): 376 Land area (2000): 5.484612 sq. miles (14.205078 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.008698 sq. miles (0.022529 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.493310 sq. miles… …

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  • 7 Slaughter, LA — U.S. village in Louisiana Population (2000): 1011 Housing Units (2000): 376 Land area (2000): 5.484612 sq. miles (14.205078 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.008698 sq. miles (0.022529 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.493310 sq. miles (14.227607 sq. km)… …

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  • 8 slaughter — [n] killing annihilation, bloodbath, bloodshed, butchery, carnage, destruction, extermination, liquidation, massacre, murder, slaying; concept 252 Ant. birth slaughter [v] kill butcher, crush, decimate, defeat, destroy, do in* exterminate, finish …

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  • 9 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. [1913 Webster] Your castle is surprised; your wife and babes Savagely slaughtered. Shak. [1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 slaughter — index aberemurder, dispatch (put to death), eliminate (eradicate), extinguish, homicide, kill ( …

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  • 11 slaughter — n *massacre, butchery, carnage, pogrom …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 slaughter — ► NOUN 1) the killing of farm animals for food. 2) the killing of a large number of people in a cruel or violent way. 3) informal a thorough defeat. ► VERB 1) kill (animals) for food. 2) kill (people) in a cruel or violent way. 3) …

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  • 13 slaughter — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ indiscriminate, mass, wholesale ▪ the indiscriminate slaughter of civilians ▪ brutal, senseless, terrible …

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  • 14 slaughter — 01. The British government has had to [slaughter] millions of farm animals that are diseased. 02. We [slaughtered] the other team 14 to 1. 03. The United Nations is sending in peace keeping troops to stop the [slaughter] in the region. 04.… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 15 slaughter — [[t]slɔ͟ːtə(r)[/t]] slaughters, slaughtering, slaughtered 1) VERB: usu passive If large numbers of people or animals are slaughtered, they are killed in a way that is cruel or unnecessary. [be V ed] Thirty four people were slaughtered while… …

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  • 16 slaughter — {{11}}slaughter (n.) c.1300, killing of a cattle or sheep for food, killing of a person, from O.N. *slahtr, akin to slatr a butchering, butcher meat, slatra to slaughter, and slattr a mowing; related to sla to strike (see SLAY (Cf. slay)), from P …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 17 slaughter — slaughterer, n. slaughteringly, adv. /slaw teuhr/, n. 1. the killing or butchering of cattle, sheep, etc., esp. for food. 2. the brutal or violent killing of a person. 3. the killing of great numbers of people or animals indiscriminately; carnage …

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  • 18 Slaughter — This interesting surname is of Anglo Saxon origin, and has three possible sources. Firstly, it may be an occupational name for a slaughterer of animals, deriving from the Middle English slahter , a development of the Olde English pre 7th Century… …

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  • 19 slaughter — I UK [ˈslɔːtə(r)] / US [ˈslɔtər] noun [uncountable] * a) the violent killing of a large number of people War always involves the slaughter of innocent civilians. b) the killing of animals, usually for their meat The cattle were being sent for… …

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  • 20 slaughter — slaugh|ter1 [ˈslo:tə US ˈslo:tər] v [T] 1.) to kill an animal, especially for its meat 2.) to kill a lot of people in a cruel or violent way = ↑butcher ▪ Hundreds of innocent civilians had been slaughtered by government troops. see usage note… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English


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