Man·slay·er n. One who kills a human being; one who commits manslaughter.
n : a criminal who commits homicide (who performs the unlawful
premeditated killing of another human being) [syn: murderer,
one who was guilty of accidental homicide, and was entitled to
flee to a city of refuge (Num. 35:6, 12, 22, 23), his compulsory
residence in which terminated with the death of the high priest.
(See CITY OF REFUGE.)