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slaugh·ter·house

 (slô′tər-hous′)
n.
1. A place where animals are butchered.
2. A scene of massacre or carnage.

slaughterhouse

(ˈslɔːtəˌhaʊs)
n
(Agriculture) a place where animals are butchered for food; abattoir

slaugh•ter•house

(ˈslɔ tərˌhaʊs)

n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
a place where animals are butchered for food; abattoir.
[1325–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slaughterhouse - a building where animals are butcheredslaughterhouse - a building where animals are butchered
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"

slaughterhouse

noun abattoir, butchery, shambles horses en route to the slaughterhouse
Translations
jatky
teurastamo
vágóhíd
abatedouro
slakterislakthus

slaughterhouse

[ˈslɔːtəhaʊs] N (slaughterhouses (pl)) → matadero m

slaughterhouse

[ˈslɔːtərhaʊs] nabattoir m

slaughterhouse

nSchlachthof m, → Schlachthaus nt

slaughterhouse

[ˈslɔːtəˌhaʊs] nmacello, mattatoio
References in classic literature ?
He asked me to his house, feasted me, and then butchered me most miserably as though I were a fat beast in a slaughter house, while all around me my comrades were slain like sheep or pigs for the wedding breakfast, or picnic, or gorgeous banquet of some great nobleman.
Zhob -- A veterinary team headed by the in-charge slaughter house Dr.
Tenders are invited for Balance work of security room at garbage transit station behind slaughter house in 62-jiyaguda, div.
PESHAWAR -- The district administration has decided to construct state-of-the-art slaughter house here to provide quality meat to the consumers.
RAWALPINDI -- Cantonment Board Rawalpindi has decided to construct slaughter house on 4 kanal cantonment land adjacent to Karbala gate in between Railway housing scheme-5 and race course civilian grave yard.
Butuan City - The National Meat Inspection Services (NMIS) is aiming to establish at least one slaughter house per municipality, to ensure that only safe and quality meat will be distributed in northeastern Mindanao (Caraga region), government official yesterday said.
On August 3, a mob of cow vigilantes had intercepted a truck carrying beef from an illegal slaughter house in Bhojpur district and had beaten three persons including the truck driver.
KHAR -- People of village Khar Muhallah Hafizabad which is the most congested area of Bajaur Agency has demanded to shift the Slaughter house from their area to another unpopulated area.
A shop selling non-veg cannot be called a slaughter house or a small vendor selling meat can't be held responsible for selling meat illegally.
Ghostly activity previously reported at The Slaughter House includes a little boy laughing, pint glasses smashing and staff having their hair ruffled.
Jeddah's main slaughterhouse received 21,350 animals for slaughter; Al-Khumra slaughter house received 15,871 animals; Al-Sabeel slaughter house received 11,480; Al-Nuzha slaughter house slaughtered 10,580; Hira slaughter house slaughtered 1,165 and University and Hamdaniya area slaughter house slaughtered almost 2,961 animals.
Muscat, July 31 (ONA) Muscat Municipality said that work is afoot to complete two abattoirs in Al Ma'abela in the Wilayat of A'Seeb and the Wilayat of Al A'merat to meet the growing demand for slaughter house services in the Governorate of Muscat.