Or the Hutus who slaughtered their way through 800,000 Tutsis over the course of three months?
They pushed us into Cuba and then the Philippines, where we slaughtered a quarter-million people.
We are just coming off the midterm elections, too, where the Democrats got slaughtered.
They have been slaughtered in their schools and gassed in their cradles by the Assad regime.
The group has attacked school after school, and while girls often have been abducted, the boys have been slaughtered.
Nearly all the enemy were slaughtered or drowned in the river Lech.
Even Martine had at last said that he ought to be slaughtered, if only through pity.
Later they would be slaughtered and their carcasses exposed for sale in the market-place.
The voice of her weeping was like the distressful cry of the slaughtered lamb.
And now I am hearing of one million Armenians slaughtered in cold blood.
c.1300, "killing of a cattle or sheep for food, killing of a person," from a Scandinavian *slahtr, akin to Old Norse slatr "a butchering, butcher meat," slatra "to slaughter," slattr "a mowing" from Proto-Germanic *slukhtis, related to Old Norse sla "to strike" (see slay (v.)) + formative suffix (cf. laugh/laughter). Meaning "killing of a large number of persons in battle" is attested from mid-14c. Old English had slieht "stroke, slaughter, murder, death; animals for slaughter;" cf. sliehtswyn "pig for killing."
1530s, "butcher an animal for market," from slaughter (n.). Meaning "slay wantonly, ruthlessly, or in great numbers" is from 1580s. Related: Slaughtered; slaughtering.