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Princeton's WordNet

  1. butchery, butcheringnoun

    the business of a butcher


  1. butcheringnoun

    The act by which someone or something is butchered; a slaughter or killing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Butchering

    of Butcher

  2. Butcheringnoun

    the business of a butcher

  3. Butcheringnoun

    the act of slaughtering; the act of killing cruelly and needlessly

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of butchering in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of butchering in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of butchering in a Sentence

  1. Brian Sudbeck:

    I currently reached out with an ad online to try to find a place for some market-ready hogs to go due to the situation, i found Brian Sudbeck running out of options and made a half dozen phone calls to the USDA FSIS Department regarding laws on butchering animals just to be absolutely insulted and told to' call around to see if any petting zoos are looking for animals ?'.

  2. William Schaffner:

    We don't think food is a mode of transmission of this virus, there are two ways it can transmit -- the animal is butchered and you create aerosols during the course of butchering and breathe them in.

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