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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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Belfast will host the global competition for the first time after a successful bid by Butchery Excellence Ireland and the three-day event is expected to draw 1,000 delegates.
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In their top-six elimination round tie, Sitra Butchery recorded a hard-fought 2-1 penalty shoot-out victory over Al Janoob after both teams were locked 1-1 at the end of regular time.
"I thought after 40 years of butchery I should give it a go."
We're like one big family, really!" As well as employing most of its staff from the Huddersfield area, Hinchliffe's also makes available butchery apprenticeships for local school leavers - believing that it's important to pass the art of traditional butchery down through the generations.
"The Japanese government ignores all diplomatic lobbying to stop this butchery, even though polls suggest that even the majority of Japanese people are against it.
But Mr Vernon and his fellow liverymen will taking advantage of the ancient law to raise money for the Worshipful Butchery Company's charity fund.
Nyumba Kumi official Alex Njuguna said when the suspects started breaking into the butchery, neighbours heard the sound of breaking wood.
Mr Holly and Mr Allen-Raftery head into the final fresh from the Butchery WorldSkills UK final last weekend, where Holly won a silver medal as runner-up.
class="MsoNormalIn Eldoret, Salgaa butchery limited has lodged a case in court challenging the award of the tender to Eldoret Standard Butchery limited for the supply of meet to the military at Moi Barracks.
He further said that they were investigating a case in which a butchery owner had slaughtered a cow outside the licensed premises, noting that, that was illegal as it could endanger consumers' health.