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abattoirs


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abattoir  \A`bat`toir"\  ([.a]`b[.a]t`tw[aum]r"),  n.;  pl 
  {Abattoirs}  (-tw[aum]rz").  [F.,  fr  abattre  to  beat  down  See 
  {Abate}.] 
  A  public  slaughterhouse  for  cattle,  sheep,  etc 




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