Slaughter



noun
1.
the killing or butchering of cattle, sheep, etc., especially for food.
2.
the brutal or violent killing of a person.
3.
the killing of great numbers of people or animals indiscriminately; carnage:
the slaughter of war.
verb (used with object)
4.
to kill or butcher (animals), especially for food.
5.
to kill in a brutal or violent manner.
6.
to slay in great numbers; massacre.
7.
Informal. to defeat thoroughly; trounce:
They slaughtered our team.
noun
1.
Frank, 1908–2001, U.S. novelist and physician.
noun
1.
the killing of animals, esp for food
2.
the savage killing of a person
3.
the indiscriminate or brutal killing of large numbers of people, as in war; massacre
4.
(informal) a resounding defeat
verb (transitive)
5.
to kill (animals), esp for food
6.
to kill in a brutal manner
7.
to kill indiscriminately or in large numbers
8.
(informal) to defeat resoundingly
see: like a lamb to the slaughter

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