n.1.A killer of men; a manslayer.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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How about manqueller? These were just two of the words taken out of Black's Law Dictionary for the Palm Beach County Bar Association's Second Annual Spelling Bee and Cocktail Reception.
Instead, Clytemnestra decimates Agamemnon's position as father and paternal governor, giving voice to primal instincts based on blood ties, to caution that his unnatural behaviour will 'stir up the gods to anger against you for they do even hate them that are manquellers', that is man-killers or homicides (680-1).