manslayer

noun
man·​slay·​er | \ ˈman-ˌslā-ər How to pronounce manslayer (audio) \

Definition of manslayer

: one who commits homicide

Examples of manslayer in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of manslayer

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Manslayer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/manslayer. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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