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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Manslaughter.

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  • noun Manslaughter.

Etymologies

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From Middle English manslagt, manslaȝt, from Old English manslæht, manslieht ("manslaughter, murder"), equivalent to man +‎ slaught. Cognate with Middle Low German manslacht, Middle High German manslaht, Danish mandslæt.

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