have/take a butcher's

Definition of have/take a butcher's

British, informal

  1. :  to look at something This may be what we need. Have a butcher's.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

    :  a distinct treatment or variation

    :  an act or the action of taking: such as

  1. :  a person who slaughters animals or dresses their flesh

    :  a dealer in meat

    :  one that kills ruthlessly or brutally

  1. :  to slaughter and dress for market

    :  to kill in a barbarous manner

    :  botch

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