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A shop or place selling meat that has been butchered
“When you buy meat at the butchery and they weigh it, do they account for the weight of any bones if there are bones in there?”
A place where animals are slaughtered
“The meat mincer was located in the butchery which had been constructed on the family's grazing property.”
An act of cutting or butchering meat
“Many of these interpretations have been largely anecdotal, such as Matt Pope's insightful comments on using an asymmetrical handaxe during the butchery of a deer carcass.”
The work or business of preparing meat for sale
“He has, like Terry, worked in butchery all his life and has had his own shop in the past.”
The savage killing of large numbers of people
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“As we do our grisly march through slavery, genocide, and butchery for profit, my students often ask, does anyone learn from history?”
The act or state of physically fighting
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A deep cut or tear in skin or flesh
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