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slaughterman

Line breaks: slaugh¦ter|man
Pronunciation: /ˈslɔːtəmən
 
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Definition of slaughterman in English:

noun

A person employed to kill animals for food.
Example sentences
  • - There was an absence of resources such as trucks, slaughter men and guns which led to a backlog of carcasses lying on the ground.
  • The slaughter-man scowled and looked over his shoulder at the welter of sweating, agitated horses: he was needed to quell the unrest in the yard.
  • Terrible tales abound about farmers who only became aware of a local cull when they saw the slaughtermen at work in neighbouring fields; or ministry vets travelling from infected farm to farm, possibly spreading the disease.

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