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butchery

noun

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the killing of a large number of people
  • butchery on a scale that horrified the civilized world

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The first known use of butchery was in the 14th century

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“Butchery.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/butchery. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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