noun, plural butch·er·ies.
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Eggshells lay among numerous animal bones, some of which displayed possible butchery marks and signs of burning.Stone Age culture bloomed inland, not just along Africa’s coasts|Bruce Bower|March 31, 2021|Science News
He was the first diplomat on the scene to witness the butchery in Sabra and Shatila in September 1982.30 Years After the Beirut Bombing We Have Learned Nothing|Christopher Dickey|October 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At best, he and other dictators will draw the lesson that they need to commit their butchery in other ways.Obama Decision on Syria Good for U.S Democracy, but His Case Is Weak|Peter Beinart|September 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The Daily Beast: In the 1920s, Chaim Soutine riffed on Rembrandt's butchery.
None of which would pardon nor condone the butchery he is said to have unleashed.Michael Ware on Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, Accused of Killing Afghan Civilians|Michael Ware|March 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Women are taking butchery classes and embracing the new compassionate meat-eating ethos.
The Seneschal turned to her again with his unanswered questions touching the end of that butchery above-stairs.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
To be sure, he might kill the dog with the hatchet, but such butchery was repugnant to him, and he quickly dismissed the idea.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson
The warmth of the flowing blood and the site of the shocking butchery made Fergan reel with dizziness.
Prison after prison was invested, entered, and under the same form of proceeding made the scene of the same inhuman butchery.Fox's Book of Martyrs|John Foxe
The whole sight was a good deal like butchery, and Colin felt a little uncomfortable.The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries|Francis Rolt-Wheeler