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slaughter-weapon

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A weapon used for slaughtering.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Satan can blend the most different qualities in his well-beloved and chosen agents, and that the same hand which can wield a club or a slaughter-weapon against the godly in the valley of destruction, can touch

    Old Mortality

  • “What?” said Cromwell; “not if the avenger of blood were behind you, with his slaughter-weapon in his hand?”

    Woodstock

  • "What?" said Cromwell; "not if the avenger of blood were behind you, with his slaughter-weapon in his hand?"

    Woodstock; or, the Cavalier

  • They came with every one a slaughter-weapon in his hand, prepared for the work to which they were called.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • But I see that Satan can blend the most different qualities in his well-beloved and chosen agents, and that the same hand which can wield a club or a slaughter-weapon against the godly in the valley of destruction, can touch a tinkling lute, or a gittern, to soothe the ears of the dancing daughters of perdition in their Vanity Fair. "

    Old Mortality, Complete

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