- a slaughterhouse.
- brutal or wanton slaughter of animals or humans; carnage.
- the trade or business of a butcher.
- the act of bungling or botching.
- Poultry shears can also be useful for quick, efficient butchery.
- Somerville will next determine whether other animal bones from the ancient sediment display butchery marks, breaks where marrow was removed or burned patches from cooking.
- Eggshells lay among numerous animal bones, some of which displayed possible butchery marks and signs of burning.
- He was the first diplomat on the scene to witness the butchery in Sabra and Shatila in September 1982.
- At best, he and other dictators will draw the lesson that they need to commit their butchery in other ways.
- 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.
- 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.
- To be sure, he might kill the dog with the hatchet, but such butchery was repugnant to him, and he quickly dismissed the idea.
- 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.
- The whole sight was a good deal like butchery, and Colin felt a little uncomfortable.