Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

  • noun Western U. S. A place where animals are slaughtered for their hides and tallow.

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

  • noun US, Western US A place where animals are slaughtered for their hides and tallow.

Etymologies

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Spanish, slaughter, from matar to kill.

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