a person who kills another human being.
- manslaying, noun, adjective
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How to use manslayer in a sentence
The course to be followed by the involuntary manslayer was very minutely prescribed.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Joshua | William Garden Blaikie
As it was, the involuntary manslayer had thus to undergo a considerable penalty.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Joshua | William Garden Blaikie
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.
But no city could afford shelter to the manslayer, excepting one of the six God had specially appointed.
In Canaan of old, the manslayer was in danger of his life, whether he had killed one or several.