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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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.
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This is probably better than stall-fed beef and slaughterhouse pork to make a man of.
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