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Definition of "manslayer" [man•slay•er]

  • One, such as a person or animal, that kills a human. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "manslayer" in a sentence
  • "+ The law of Israel was, "Ye shall take no ransom for the life of a manslayer, which is guilty of death; but he shall surely be put to death." ["
  • "“Mark, too, the immediate moral effect produced by this automatic manslayer,” he said."
  • "And they shall be unto you cities for refuge from the avenger; that the manslayer die not, until he stand before the congregation in judgment."