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Usage examples for abattoir

  1. He explained about the abattoir company's offer. – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  2. The abattoir reports of Europe and the United States show that tuberculosis is on the increase among domestic animals. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  3. Across the biology of life, as if to shut out the loathsome facts of an abattoir a curtain of dreadful portent was drawn before Lilly's clear eyes. – Star-Dust A Story of an American Girl by Fannie Hurst
  4. I am going to build an abattoir – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  5. It was before nine when he reached the office of the abattoir company. – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  6. Haunting the flower shops for a glimpse of heartsease, and passion flowers, and stars of Bethlehem; begging a butcher at the abattoir to spare a lamb, until I could sketch it; kneeling by cradles in the public Creche to get the full red curve of a baby's sucking lips, as they forsook the bottle, the dimple in the tiny hands, the tendrils of hair on the satin brow! – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  7. And, soon as he had breath to swear, the Knight right roundly swore That, straight, he'd put down Smithfield, and set up an abattoir – Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign by John Ashton
  8. The Pantheon had become a lupanar of divinities that presided over birth, and whose rites were obscene; an abattoir of gods that presided over death, and whose worship was gore. – Imperial Purple by Edgar Saltus
  9. This irritated and inflamed condition of the intestine is best noted in the abattoir by the ease with which the wall of the intestine that contains large numbers of worms tears when handling it. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  10. In ten minutes the room looked like an abattoir – Diplomatic Immunity by Robert Sheckley
  11. Terrible as the starvation in a hive when the apiarist takes out the winter honey; terrible as the daily business in an abattoir terrible as the appetite of grown fish at spawning time. – Greener Than You Think by Ward Moore
  12. Digging like a navvy in order to get admission to the abattoir – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  13. It was found on careful inquiry that the abattoir attendants following these directions had supplied not prostates but seminal vesicles. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  14. Accordingly, on June 1st the new abattoir was opened. – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  15. 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 Shot by Frederick Palmer
  16. Accordingly we proceeded straight from the bridge, not meeting the wall again until we were beyond the abattoir – Recollections of Europe by J. Fenimore Cooper
  17. On the present occasion, he made the situation of the Abattoir d'Ivry an excuse for not turning up the river by the wall. – Recollections of Europe by J. Fenimore Cooper