Examples of butchery in a Sentence
the butchery of civilians during the war
butchery on a scale that horrified the civilized world
Recent Examples of butchery from the Web
The level of butchery linked the killings to a series of unsolved homicides that began eight years earlier.
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First Known Use of butchery
BUTCHERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of butchery for English Language Learners
: the violent and cruel killing of many people
: the work of a butcher : the job of preparing meat for sale
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