- a person who kills another human being.
Origin of manslayer
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He made the way as plain as possiblePg 70 to the manslayer of old.
In them, and in them only,Pg 80 was the manslayer safe from the avenger of blood.
In this case a special hut was not built for the manslayer, and he was allowed to pass the nights in the temple of the war god.
Cereals unknown to Melanesians and Polynesians, 408 Ceremonial impurity of manslayer, 229 sq.
If you read the Bible account, you will find that the manslayer had his liberty restored to him upon the death of the High Priest.