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
Wear shoes that can get dirty, and the squeamish might want to steer clear of the peripheral meat stands, where the butchery is happening. PRACTICAL STUFF: Open daily, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Underwater excavations at Page-Ladson turned up clear signs of human activity, including mastodon butchery, making it the oldest confirmed habitation in the American Southeast.
John Roberts’s declaration of the Day of Jubilee in Shelby County v. Holder was an act of historical butchery.
About 40 percent of the human bones found in the cave have bite marks on them, while 60 percent show some signs of butchery activities.
Ten intact turtle remains, lacking any marks of butchery, could shed light on ritual life.
Read Basically editor Amiel Stanek’s full defense of whole-animal butchery.
The first floor was once used as a convenience store and butchery (the walk-in cooler has been preserved).
Food will be a mixed lot — in-house butchery will yield cuts to be cooked on black rock and Himalayan salt blocks.
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First Known Use of butchery
Synonymsbloodbath, massacre, carnage, death, holocaust, slaughter
Related Wordsbloodletting, bloodshed, foul play, homicide, killing, manslaughter, murder, slaying; mortality; annihilation, decimation, demolishing, destruction, devastation, eradication, extermination; genocide, pogrom; assassination, execution
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