Definitions of butcher:
  • noun:   a person who slaughters or dresses meat for market
  • noun:   a brutal indiscriminate murderer
  • noun:   a retailer of meat
  • noun:   someone who makes mistakes because of incompetence
  • verb:   kill (animals) usually for food consumption
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 12500 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1546)

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See butcher used in context: 2 rhymes, 6 Shakespeare works several books and articles.

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