American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. Past participle of slay.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Past participle of slay.
- v. Past participle of slay
- n. with "the" Those who have been killed.
- adj. killed; `slain' is formal or literary as in
- n. people who have been slain (as in battle)
“The sword of the slain is the sword of the great men that are slain, v. 14.”
“CNN: Source: Safe in slain couple's home contained $100,000”
“At the same time they called the slain soldiers terrorists who are in, quote, eternal hell fire.”
“At the same time they called the slain soldiers terrorists who are in quote, "eternal hell fire".”
“DAMN WHAT A SHAME IT IS SINCE THAT DAY, when the leader of hate to our white house came, when our collective soul was taught to blame, or better up, that to slain is the truest and sweetest game, or how we all now proudly do proclaim … Oh how we love to kill in the name of the great and fearsome U.S.A.”
“DAMN WHAT A SHAME IT IS SINCE THAT DAY, when the leader of hate to our white house came, when our collective soul was taught to blame, or better up, that to slain is the truest and sweetest game, or how we all now proudly do proclaimâ€ ¦ Oh how we love to kill in the name of the great and fearsome U.S.A.”
“Ramaphosa also refloated the call slain communist leader Chris”
“Lamb slain from the foundation of the world -- The Greek order of words favors this translation.”
“Lamb slain from the foundation of the world, "so all atonements ever made were only effectual by His blood" [Bishop Pearson, Exposition of the Creed].”
“By the conduct and courage of Johanan, though the death of the slain is not revenged, yet the prisoners are recovered, and he now becomes their commander-in-chief, ver.”
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English words of Anglo-Saxon origin.
Terms of homicide; weapons, poisons, synonyms &c.
Protagonists and relevant words in the Book of Creation (Source: King James Bible)
Words listed first by me that don't belong in any other list.
short, sweet, epic, catchy, sassy, sexy & sizzling.
( personal list, randomness )
Thanks to uselessness for the idea of Poetrie.
Be sure to see also the word page Jabberwocky, which contains a spell-checked version of this poem, thanks to His Excellency oroboros. Ri...
By Thomas Paine. Published on December 23, 1776 (later published as The American Crisis). Posted here as excerpts, not in entirety.
THESE are the times that try men's souls. The summer s...
I used to sing this as a lullaby to my spawn—till said spawn grew big enough to understand the words, and asked me to sing something else.
Written by Eric Bogle, c. 1971.
...or otherwise early Germanic.
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