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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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All the butchers were males, and majority was in the age group of 20-39 years (69.
The late Mr Jones sold the butchers as a going concerning 2012.
However, later he reached an agreement with the butcher, an Asian, to slaughter the animal on the rooftop.
He succeeds in revealing not only the savagery of the Butcher, but also the peculiar nobility of the man.
This release of The Butcher is truly pivotal for World Films as it showcases the magnitude of our film's success and continues to demonstrate our capabilities as a first-rate production company," states Thad Pryor, World Films executive producer and CEO.
Later, police arrested the butcher on the complaint of the Livestock team.
Clutching a string of sausages, "Sid" the butcher has become a must-have photo for visitors.
It is celebrating by holding a Meet the Butcher event next week to showcase its products.
The butcher looks up at the meat hanging on the hooks and says: "I'm not betting on that.
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Award-winning Dundee butcher Gilbert Grossett yesterday said the shift back to the butcher from the supermarkets was inevitable.
As the story opens, the butcher has already done prison time for assaulting a man who he mistakenly believed had raped his daughter.