slaughterhouse


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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
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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.
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.
Proprietors of slaughterhouses, canning, salting, packing, or rendering establishments engaged in the slaughtering of cattle, sheep.
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Contract notice: european invitation to tender, restricted procedure: redevelopment of the former slaughterhouse site to the oorkondelaan in haarlem
Slaughterhouse staff, some with up to 40 years'service, were last week shown the door after their company collapsed.
A camel is seen bleeding after being brutally beaten by a slaughterhouse worker in Jeddah.
The New York Police Department's Emergency Services Unit was tasked with corralling the animal, which reportedly ran two miles from the slaughterhouse to its location at the park.
SUNA is to inform that the delegation will visit the veterinary research laboratory in Soba as well as the slaughterhouses of Al-Kadro, Jumco and the coastal slaughterhouse in Port Sudan.