Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to or characteristic of a butcher; done in the manner of a buteher.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Like a butcher; without compunction; savage; bloody; inhuman; fell.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Like a butcher; characterised by slaughter, savage.
  • adverb obsolete Like a butcher; cruelly, brutally.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective poorly done
  • adjective accompanied by bloodshed

Etymologies

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From butcher +‎ -ly.

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