Origin of slay
OTHER WORDS FROM slayslay·a·ble, adjectiveslay·er, nounun·slay·a·ble, adjective
How to use slay in a sentence
Ay, the son of Jamadagni, kings of earth who proudly slayed, On the youthful arms of Karna his destructive weapon laid!
Bhima too will seek fulfilment of the dreadful vow he made, Brave Satyaki wreak his vengeance for his sons untimely slayed!
Unto fathers, unto husbands, unto sons in battle slayed, Offerings of the sacred water sorrowing wives and mothers made.
In this the wren "is slayed," "conveyed home in carts and horse," and is got in by "driving down the door cheeks."Comparative Studies in Nursery Rhymes|Lina Eckenstein
Do you want to see the man or men who slayed your father, escape?Whispering Wires|Henry Leverage