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ABATTOIR (from abatire, to strike down)

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 8 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ABATTOIR (from abatire, to strike down), a French word often employed in English as an equivalent of " slaughter-house" (q.v.), the place where animals intended for food are killed.
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