a person employed to kill animals in a slaughterhouse
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How to use slaughterman in a sentence
Physiognomically the slaughterman carries his trade-mark legibly enough.No Animal Food | Rupert H. Wheldon
Father killed by coming in contact with a diseased sheep, being a slaughterman.Mystic London: | Charles Maurice Davies
The slaughterman and carcase-butcher of Bloomsbury, and Newton-street, Holborn.Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi | Joseph Grimaldi
But Cleaver's boy, who in early youth had come from Blackburn with his father, the slaughterman, said it was "Bully-rot!"Cleg Kelly, Arab of the City | S. R. (Samuel Rutherford) Crockett
Somewhere here, he knew, slept Donnan's slaughterman, and it was possible that in this place Donald might be held in captivity.