Definition Of butcher


a person selling refreshments, newspapers, and other items on a train or in a stadium or theater.

a person whose trade is cutting up and selling meat in a shop.

Markets often have butchers or cooked meat shops that specialize in the head and trotters, that is, the non-organ meats that are not suitable for stews and kebabs.

slaughter or cut up (an animal) for food.

the meat will be butchered for the local market

Example Of butcher

  • a callous butcher of men

  • A civilized species does not kill, maim, butcher , blow up, whatever you want to call it.

  • A family-run butcher and fishmonger shop in Witham is celebrating 50 years of trading.

  • a pork butcher

  • A son of Patrick and Gabrielle O'Rourke, he has been a butcher in the Food Experience in Sligo for the past six years.

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