slaughterhouse

[slaw-ter-hous]
noun, plural slaughterhouses [slaw-ter-hou-ziz] .
a building or place where animals are butchered for food; abattoir.

Origin:
1325–75; Middle English slautherhus; see slaughter, house

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slaughterhouse (ˈslɔːtəˌhaʊs)
 
n
a place where animals are butchered for food; abattoir

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Example sentences
Inside the slaughterhouse, the floor is shiny and slippery, splotched with red.
If they knew they were going to get slaughtered, they would act wilder in the
  slaughterhouse.
Only a few people have to worry about this: slaughterhouse workers and prion
  researchers.
People are upset only because of the incompetence of the cowboy, not because
  they are being led to the slaughterhouse.
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