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Slaughterer

noun
1.
A person who slaughters or dresses meat for market.  Synonym: butcher.






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"Slaughterer" Quotes from Famous Books



... now was a harpooner, or even two, so that I might have my boat to myself, the captain taking his own boat with a settled harpooner. Samuela, the biggest of my two Kanakas, very earnestly informed me that he was no end of a "number one" whale slaughterer; but I judged it best to see how things went before asking to have him promoted. My chance, and his, came very promptly; so nicely arranged, too, that I could not have wished for anything better. The skipper had got a fine, healthy boil on one knee-cap, ...
— The Cruise of the Cachalot - Round the World After Sperm Whales • Frank T. Bullen



Words linked to "Slaughterer" :   knacker, slaughter, trained worker, skilled worker, skilled workman, butcher



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