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Definition of Butcher


  1. One who slaughters animals, or dresses their flesh for market; one whose occupation it is to kill animals for food.
  2. A slaughterer; one who kills in large numbers, or with unusual cruelty; one who causes needless loss of life, as in battle.
  3. To kill or slaughter (animals) for food, or for market; as, to butcher hogs.
  4. To murder, or kill, especially in an unusually bloody or barbarous manner.
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Butcher Translations

butcher in Afrikaans is slag, slagter
butcher in Danish is slagter
butcher in Dutch is slachten, afslachten
butcher in Finnish is teurastaa
butcher in French is boucher, charcutier, abattre
butcher in German is Fleischer, Metzger, Metzger, Fleischer
butcher in Italian is macellaio, macellaio
butcher in Latin is iuguolo, macellarius, trucido
butcher in Norwegian is slakter
butcher in Spanish is carnicero