[man-sley-er] /ˈmænˌsleɪ ər/

a person who kills another human being.

one who was guilty of accidental homicide, and was entitled to flee to a city of refuge (Num. 35:6, 12, 22, 23), his compulsory residence in which terminated with the death of the high priest. (See CITY OF REFUGE.)


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