Definition of slaughterman in English:
A person employed to kill animals for food.
- - 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.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan