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butcher

noun
(1) One who slaughters animals, or dresses their flesh for market; one whose occupation it is to kill animals for food.
(2) A person who kills people in large numbers, or with unusual cruelty.

verb To murder or kill, usually in a barbarous manner.
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I witnessed one day when the mother of his children showed up at the butchery and demanded to be given two kilos of meat.
Butchery Excellence Scheme chief and bid co-ordinator Rhonda Montgomery said it was a momentous time for the industry.
Beita mayor Wasef Mualla told WAFA that the warehouses and the butchery were located near the town's vegetable market.
Their online shop and home delivery service allows food lovers across the UK to enjoy produce from their award-winning butchery, deli and ready-meal range.
SUNDAY MAY 8 Simon Osborne, butchery manager, Blagdon Farm Shop - 11am (see Saturday) Connoisseur Chocolate Session with Davenport's Chocolates - 12pm and 4pm Head chocolatier Jane Williams, will be demonstrating how to make artistic chocolate flowers, so this a great chance to learn a new skill to try at home.
Founded in 2004, Fleishers revived the craft of butchery in America with uncompromising standards and a commitment to creating a strong local food community.
Mr Collett said: "Through our butchery business, we got to know the local community really well and we look forward to continuing these relationships.
3 Prize: One place on a Butchery class at The Ginger Pig, London.
In each of the butcheries, one randomly selected respondent was administered with the questionnaire after which observations of the sanitation and hygiene status of the butchery was carried out using the checklist.
Until 10 years ago, the produce had been sold in the butchery.
Now Jimmy Bell and Ken and Diane Anderson are celebrating the first anniversary of their joint venture, utilising the butchery at Jimmy's East Wingates Farm near Longhorsley.