What does slain mean?

Definitions for slain
sleɪnslain

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slainadjective

    people who have been slain (as in battle)

  2. slainadjective

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

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

Wiktionary

  1. slainnoun

    Those who have been killed.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Slain

    The participle passive of slay.

    The slain of the Lord shall be many. Is. lxvi. 16.

    The king grew vain,
    Fought all his battles o’er again;
    And thrice he routed all his foes, and thrice he slew the slain. Dryden.

Wikipedia

  1. slain

    Slain! is a platform game developed by Wolf Brew Games and published by Digerati Distribution. The game shares similarities in tone and design to the Castlevania series, with elements of medieval Gothic architecture and heavy metal. The game was received negatively at launch and was overhauled and relaunched as Slain: Back from Hell. The updated version received higher review scores.

ChatGPT

  1. slain

    Slain is the past participle of slay, which means killed or murdered in a violent or brutal manner. Often used in historical, literary, or religious contexts.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slain

    of Slay

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Slain

    slān, pa.p. of slay.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SLAIN

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Slain is ranked #107134 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Slain surname appeared 166 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Slain.

    94.5% or 157 total occurrences were White.
    4.2% or 7 total occurrences were Black.

Anagrams for slain »

  1. nails

  2. snail

  3. anils

  4. sinal

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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

Examples of slain in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. 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

  3. Fred Waller:

    This incident stemmed from a dispute within that party, this party was given in the memory of a subject that was slain in April. We're still developing details as far as that goes.

  4. Thomas Paine:

    Everything that is right or natural pleads for separation. The blood of the slain, the weeping voice of nature cries, 'Tis time to part.

  5. Rudyard Kipling, As Easy as A.B.C. (1917):

    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!

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