A person employed to kill animals for food.
- His dad was a butcher and slaughterman who was often out of work in the depression, and times were hard.
- The two latest suspected cases were disclosed a day after it emerged a slaughterman in north Cumbria was undergoing tests for the disease.
- Foot-and-mouth disease is now in its sixth month and almost four million animals in Britain have faced the slaughterman.
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