He dropped out of school and worked as a butcher in the town of Nutley; her mother worked as a substitute teacher.
She was born into the humblest of Birmingham neighborhoods, to a mother who had been a butcher and a TV-salesman dad.
It is sold by the pound, cut to order, and presented not on a plate but on a sheet of butcher paper.
In the days that followed, Danny was bound, pistol-whipped, and, ultimately, slaughtered with a butcher's knife.
As the man started screaming, the 17-year-old butcher stepped between his pointing finger and the girls and took the death curse.
Thompson kept one of the stores, while Cleveland was proprietor of the butcher shop.
My hands weighed two pounds each, and ought to have been at the butcher's.
In December following, he and another person robbed a butcher on horseback, on the road coming from Hampstead.
"Good-night," he said, with an insolence far too fine for the butcher's comprehension.
The market for butcher's meat is almost everywhere confined to the country which produces it.
c.1300, from Anglo-French boucher, from Old French bochier "butcher, executioner" (12c., Modern French boucher), probably literally "slaughterer of goats," from bouc "male goat," from Frankish *bukk or some other Germanic source (see buck (n.1)) or Celtic *bukkos "he-goat." Figurative sense of "brutal murderer" is attested from 1520s. Butcher-knife attested from 18c. Related: Butcherly.
1560s, from butcher (n.). Related: Butchered; butchering. Re-nouned 1640s as butcherer.
To do crudely and clumsily what should be done with finesse: I butcher their language/ I try to paint but butcher the canvas (1640s+)