Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A place where animals are slaughtered for their hides and tallow.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A place where animals are slaughtered for their hides and tallow.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of butchering or slaughtering.
  • n. The place where cattle are slaughtered.

Etymologies

Spanish, slaughter, from matar to kill. (Wiktionary)

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