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manslayer

noun man·slay·er \-ˌslā-ər\

Definition of MANSLAYER

:  one who commits homicide

Examples of MANSLAYER

  1. <Cain has the distinction of being the Bible's first and most infamous manslayer.>

First Known Use of MANSLAYER

14th century

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