Definition of Manslayer

1. Noun. A criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful premeditated killing of another human being).




Definition of Manslayer

1. n. One who kills a human being; one who commits manslaughter.

Definition of Manslayer

1. Noun. Someone who commits manslaughter ¹

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Definition of Manslayer

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manslayer

mansionette
mansionettes
mansionization
mansionlike
mansionry
mansions
mansioun
mansiouns
manslaught
manslaughter
manslaughterer
manslaughterers
manslaughtering
manslaughterous
manslaughters
manslayer (current term)
manslayers
manslot
manslots
manslut
mansluts
mansonella
mansonelliasis
mansonellosis
mansonry
mansplain
mansplained
mansplainer
mansplainers
mansplaining

Literary usage of Manslayer

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1. The Modern Reader's Bible: The Books of the Bible with Three Books of the by Richard Green Moulton (1907)
"And the cities which ye shall give unto the Levites, they shall be the six cities of refuge, which ye shall give for the manslayer to flee thither: and ..."

2. The Hexateuch According to the Revised Version: Arranged in Its Constituent by Joseph Estlin Carpenter, George Harford (1900)
"JE P1 of iron, so that he died, he is a manslayer : the manslayer shall ... 19 The 'avenger of blood shall himself put the manslayer to death : when he ..."

3. The Origin and Development of the Moral Ideas by Edward Westermarck (1906)
"... tabooed manslayer and the ceremonies of purification to which he is subject. The deprivations which he has to undergo come to be looked upon in the ..."

4. Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors: Or the Best Words of the by John Timbs (1856)
"... as from a manslayer or enchanter, bless thyself; for the best profit and return will be this—that if thou force him for whom thou art bound, ..."

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