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Meaning of MANSLAYER

Pronunciation:  'man`sleyur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being)
 

MANSLAYER is a 9 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: liquidator, murderer
 
 See Also: assassin, assassinator, bravo, butcher, criminal, crook, cutthroat, felon, fratricide, gun, gunman, gunslinger, hatchet man, hired gun, hit man, iceman, infanticide, Jack the Ripper, killer, malefactor, murderess, outlaw, parricide, ripper, serial killer, serial murderer, shooter, slayer, torpedo, triggerman

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Man"slay`er\, n.
One who kills a human being; one who commits manslaughter.

 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

one who was guilty of accidental homicide, and was entitled to flee to a city of refuge (Num. 35:6, 12, 22, 23), his compulsory residence in which terminated with the death of the high priest. (See CITY OF REFUGE.)

 

 

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