Definition of slaughter:
bloodshed, butcher, abattoir, carnage, bloodbath, trouncing, slaughterhouse, put to death, despatch, whacking, help, tanning, whipstitching, study at carnage, mow down, mass murder, whipstitch, lacing, whipping, walloping, shambles, beating, thrashing, butchery, flagellation, fiasco, massacre, bloodletting, drubbing, licking, lashing, pogrom, flogging, debacle.
- kill (part of speech: verb)
- killing (part of speech: noun)
- "Life of Her Most Gracious Majesty the Queen, (Victoria) Vol II", Sarah Tytler.
- "The Makers and Teachers of Judaism", Charles Foster Kent.
The rage of the soldiers on this occasion caused the greatest slaughter in the taking of the town; seven thousand four hundred fell by the sword; the number of the prisoners did not amount to three thousand.- "The History of Rome; Books Nine to Twenty-Six", Titus Livius.