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synonyms for abattoir

  • butchery
  • shambles
  • stockyard
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How to use abattoir in a sentence

Germany’s largest pork plant was shuttered for a month this summer after more than 1,000 workers tested positive for Covid-19, and additional abattoirs also faced temporary closures from outbreaks.
EUROPE IS ON HIGH ALERT AFTER A DEADLY SWINE VIRUS EMERGES IN GERMANYBERNHARD WARNERSEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
And there is the master of our largest and goriest abattoir.
THE MAIN CHANCEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
It was only a scratch and he had been knocked down like a beef in an abattoir by an unseen enemy, on whom he could not lay hands!
THE LAST SHOTFREDERICK PALMER
Have you ever seen a herd of cattle being driven to abattoir on a fine May morning?
ONE MAN'S INITIATION--1917JOHN DOS PASSOS
Ay—and the abattoir is far, though its perfume is nigh; it is thrice a hundred yards from hence.
KENTUCKY IN AMERICAN LETTERS, V. 1 OF 2JOHN WILSON TOWNSEND
Probably it would be hung up in some abattoir, where oxen are driven in at one end, and tinned meat taken out at the other.
THORLEY WEIRE. F. (EDWARD FREDERIC) BENSON
But with regard to the future home of your delightful picture I can assure you that there is no abattoir awaiting it.
THORLEY WEIRE. F. (EDWARD FREDERIC) BENSON
A turn of the wheel and perhaps it would be a peace-loving democracy while the United States would be the abattoir of human hopes.
DECISIONFRANK M. ROBINSON
Apparently an abattoir was languishing nearby, discouraged in its yearning to lose consciousness of self in the world's oblivion.
LINDA LEE, INCORPORATEDLOUIS JOSEPH VANCE
Aberdeen is in fact becoming little else than a London abattoir.
CURIOSITIES OF CIVILIZATIONANDREW WYNTER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO ABATTOIR

  • abattoir
  • butchery
  • shambles
  • stockyard
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