Slaugh·ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slaughtered p. pr. & vb. n. Slaughtering.]
1. To visit with great destruction of life; to kill; to slay in battle.
Your castle is surprised; your wife and babes
Savagely slaughtered. --Shak.
2. To butcher; to kill for the market, as beasts.