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Definitions of slay

  1. To put to death with a weapon, or by violence; hence, to kill; to put an end to; to destroy. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To kill or put to death by violence; to destroy. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. To strike: to kill: to put to death: to destroy:-pa.t. slew (sloo); pa.p. slain. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. To kill; destroy. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. To kill. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To put to death with a weapon or by violence; to destroy. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7. To put to death by a weapon; to kill; to murder. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  8. Slaying. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. Slayer. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Slew. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for slay

  1. What would King Marke say if I were to slay his best servant who has preserved for him crown and realm? – Wagner's Tristan und Isolde by George Ainslie Hight
  2. The importance of the occasion sat upon them heavily; they were going ashore- in Africa- to Slay Wild Beasts. – African Camp Fires by Stewart Edward White
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