Origin of self-slaughter
Examples from the Web for self-slaughter
That self-slaughter by an insane man or a lunatic was not suicide within the meaning of the law.
The method of self-slaughter among women is cutting their throat, or piercing the heart.Oriental Women|Edward Bagby Pollard
But in other cases, self-slaughter, to avoid trouble or the performance of inconvenient duty, is cowardly and detestable.Bygones Worth Remembering, Vol. 2 (of 2)|George Jacob Holyoake
I shaded the flame and smiled up at the creature which, not being of a kind that is bent on self-slaughter, presently wafted away.Memoirs of a Midget|Walter de la Mare
No imaginable crisis in his affairs could have convinced him to self-slaughter.The Cup of Fury|Rupert Hughes