Definition of Slayer

1. Noun. Someone who causes the death of a person or animal.




Definition of Slayer

1. n. One who slays; a killer; a murderer; a destroyer of life.

Definition of Slayer

1. Noun. One who slays; a killer; a murderer; a destroyer of life. ¹

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Definition of Slayer

1. one that slays [n -S] - See also: slays

Lexicographical Neighbors of Slayer

slaving away
slavish
slavishly
slavishness
slavishnesses
slavocracies
slavocracy
slavocrat
slavocrats
slaw
slaws
slawsonite
slay
slayable
slayed
slayer (current term)
slayer rule
slayer rules
slayers
slayeth
slaying
slayings
slayn
slays
slazy
slean
sleans
sleave
sleaved
sleaves

Literary usage of Slayer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Englishman's Hebrew and Chaldee Concordance of the Old Testament by George V. Wigram (1866)
"That the flayer might flee thither, 19: 3. that every slayer may flee his pleasure : Neh 9:24. they might do with them as they would. ..."

2. A Treatise on Criminal Law and Procedure by Thomas Welburn Hughes (1919)
"(3) The slayer, at the time of the homicide, must entertain malice aforethought. ... The slayer, as heretofore stated, must be of sound mind and discretion ..."

3. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... his or mine perchance To gain the glory ; ever just the God Of battles, and hath ofttimes slain the slayer." 360 He spoke, to whom the Trojans gave ..."

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