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Definition of butcher noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    butcher

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈbʊtʃər//
     
     
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  1. 1 a person whose job is cutting up and selling meat in a store, or killing animals for this purpose
  2. 2a person who kills people in a cruel and violent way
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