Synonyms for abattoir
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : ab-uh-twahr, ab-uh-twahr|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈæb əˌtwɑr, ˌæb əˈtwɑr|
Définition of abattoirOrigin :
- "slaughterhouse for cows," 1820, from French abattre "to beat down" (see abate) + suffix -oir, corresponding to Latin -orium (see -ory).
- As in slaughterhouse : noun killing place
- Aberdeen is in fact becoming little else than a London abattoir.
- Extract from : « Curiosities of Civilization » by Andrew Wynter
- Shall I to the abattoir and ask the slayer of oxen for a steak?
- Extract from : « Kentucky in American Letters, v. 1 of 2 » by John Wilson Townsend
- Digging like a navvy in order to get admission to the abattoir!
- Extract from : « The Last Shot » by Frederick Palmer
- The pigs will be dealt with in the abattoir, sent as fresh pork to the market or be turned into bacon to feed the members.
- Extract from : « National Being » by (A.E.)George William Russell
- When it comes to slaughtering defenseless animals with high-powered guns, I prefer a position in an abattoir.
- Extract from : « Everyday Adventures » by Samuel Scoville
- The monsters in question could only be the Shylocks of the abattoir who had tempted him with blood-money for Mlle. Adrienne.
- Extract from : « Catholic World, Vol. XIII, April to September, 1871 » by Various
- The still hunting of the natives has all the romance and danger attending the slaughter of sheep in an abattoir.
- Extract from : « In the Wilderness » by Charles Dudley Warner
- To contemplate it is more sad even than to see a great church turned into a stable or an abattoir—as can yet be seen in France.
- Extract from : « The Cathedrals of Southern France » by Francis Miltoun
- In Columbus, Mississippi, there is a colored butcher who owns his abattoir and supplies the best trade of his town with meat.
- Extract from : « Twentieth Century Negro Literature » by Various
- Its position, near a small ravine in which runs a brook, may lead us to suppose that here was the abattoir of the Roman army.
- Extract from : « History of Julius Caesar Vol. 2 of 2 » by Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
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