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  Definition of butchery
  1. the savage and excessive killing of many people
  2. the business of a butcher
  3. a building where animals are butchered
Similar Words: slaughter, massacre, mass murder, carnage, butchering, abattoir, shambles, slaughterhouse

 

Hyponyms: bloodbath, bloodletting, bloodshed, battue, Alamo, Little Bighorn, Battle of Little Bighorn, Battle of the Little Bighorn, Custer's Last Stand

 

Derivational Morphology: butcher, slaughter, massacre, mow down

 

 
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