Origin of abattoir
Examples from the Web for abattoir
The abattoir was being used as a distribution plant for the meat of cattle slaughtered outside the city.What Intolerant Buddhist Monks Are Doing to Sri Lanka|Kapil Komireddi|April 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A view down into the wild, Art Deco abattoir now called the 1933 Center in Shanghai.
Shall I to the abattoir and ask the slayer of oxen for a steak?Kentucky in American Letters, v. 1 of 2|John Wilson Townsend
The still hunting of the natives has all the romance and danger attending the slaughter of sheep in an abattoir.In the Wilderness|Charles Dudley Warner
Have you ever seen a herd of cattle being driven to abattoir on a fine May morning?One Man's Initiation--1917|John Dos Passos
It was only a scratch and he had been knocked down like a beef in an abattoir by an unseen enemy, on whom he could not lay hands!The Last Shot|Frederick Palmer
Its position, near a small ravine in which runs a brook, may lead us to suppose that here was the abattoir of the Roman army.History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2|Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.