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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Slaughter \Slaugh"ter\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slaughtered; p. pr. & vb. n. Slaughtering.] 1. To visit with great destruction of life; to kill; to slay in battle. [1913 Webster] Your castle is surprised; your wife and babes Savagely slaughtered. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To butcher; to kill for the market, as beasts. [1913 Webster]