The killing of animals especially for food.noun
The killing of a large number of people; a massacre.transitive verb
To kill (animals) especially for food; butcher.transitive verb
To kill (people) in large numbers; massacre.transitive verb
To kill in a violent or brutal manner.
To kill; slay; especially, to kill wantonly, ruthlessly, or in great numbers; massacre: as, to
To butcher; kill, as animals for the market or for food: as, to
The act of slaying or killing, especially of many persons or animals.noun
Applied to beasts, butchery; the killing of oxen, sheep, or other animals for market.