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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.
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slaughterhouse

(ˈslɔːtəˌhaʊs)
n
(Agriculture) a place where animals are butchered for food; abattoir
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slaugh•ter•house

(ˈslɔ tərˌhaʊs)

n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
a place where animals are butchered for food; abattoir.
[1325–75]
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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"
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slaughterhouse

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

slaughterhouse

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

[ˈslɔːtərhaʊs] nabattoir m
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slaughterhouse

nSchlachthof m, → Schlachthaus nt
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slaughterhouse

[ˈslɔːtəˌhaʊs] nmacello, mattatoio
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References in classic literature ?
Proprietors of slaughterhouses, canning, salting, packing, or rendering establishments engaged in the slaughtering of cattle, sheep.
We had on board the sloop a large flock of sheep; and after aiding in driving them to the slaughterhouse of Mr.
Sir Richard thus over- matched was sent unto by Alfonso Bacan to remove out of the Revenge, the ship being marvellous unsavoury, filled with blood and bodies of dead, and wounded men, like a slaughterhouse.
'The King and Government can't know it's me; I'm sure they can't know it's me; or they never would bring me to this dreadful slaughterhouse. They know my name, but they don't know it's the same man.
Lead two sheep to the butcher's, two oxen to the slaughterhouse, and make one of them understand that his companion will not die; the sheep will bleat for pleasure, the ox will bellow with joy.
This is probably better than stall-fed beef and slaughterhouse pork to make a man of.
People waiting outside a slaughterhouse. PICTURE: Ram Chand Large numbers of residents across the country flocked to the various slaughterhouses designated by Widam Food Company to get their Eid sacrificial sheep slaughtered and processed.
For many years, the Egyptian government has encouraged people to slaughter the cattle inside the slaughterhouses by enabling free slaughter services.
Meanwhile, Muscat Municipality said that the slaughterhouses will remain open for companies from 3.00pm - 6.00 pm on Thursday and Sunday.
Summary: Veterinarians will be present in the slaughterhouses round-the-clock to monitor the sacrifices.
Peter Thinji, the Ol Kalou Business Association chairperson and Ol Kalou Butchers Sacco secretary, said it is not the butchers' responsibility to build slaughterhouses since they pay tax.
MULTAN -- A special team of Municipal Corporation disposed of 600 kilogram meat produced at illegal slaughterhouses during an operation here on Saturday.