What does slain mean?

Definitions for slainsleɪn

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word slain.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. slain(adj)

    people who have been slain (as in battle)

  2. slain(adj)

    killed; `slain' is formal or literary as in "slain warriors"

    "a picture of St. George and the slain dragon"

Wiktionary

  1. slain(Noun)

    Those who have been killed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slain

    of Slay

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Slain

    slān, pa.p. of slay.

Anagrams for slain »

  1. nails

  2. anils

  3. snail

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of slain in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of slain in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Shakespeare, Hamlet. Polonius says this as Hamlet kills him behind the curtain.:

    O, I am slain!

  2. Homer:

    Of men who have a sense of honor, more come through alive than are slain, but from those who flee comes neither glory nor any help.

  3. Abdur Rashid:

    My elder brother said he had seen militants shifting bodies of the slain fighters to upper Tirah from Sandasa and nearby villages, local militants of Lashkar-e-Islam told them 20 people were killed.

  4. Rudyard Kipling:

    Once there was The People - Terror gave it birth Once there was The People, and it made a hell of earth Earth arose and crushed it. Listen, oh, ye slain Once there was The People - it shall never be again

  5. Benjamin Franklin:

    For the want of a nail, the shoe was lose; for the want of a shoe the horse was lose; and for the want of a horse the rider was lost, being overtaken and slain by the enemy, all for the want of care about a horseshoe nail.

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