Usage examples for Abattoirs

  1. " Ah, madame, but you should hear them in their own clubs, where the ladies and gentlemen of the gutters, the barriers, and the abattoirs discuss 'individual property, ' 'the tyranny of capital, ' and similar subjects which no doubt they are peculiarly fitted to discuss. – The Maids of Paradise by Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  2. Municipalities own and manage waterworks, gasworks, tramways, telephones, electric lighting, markets, baths, piers, docks, parks, farms, dwelling- houses, abattoirs, cemeteries, crematoriums, libraries, schools, art galleries, hotels, dairies, colleges, and technical schools. – Britain for the British by Robert Blatchford
  3. As the starving entered the door they found themselves in a passageway with sides of heavy plank that narrowed until they were walking in single file, just as they do in abattoirs and sheep- dipping pens. – H. R. by Edwin Lefevre
  4. An enormous steer was held in check by ropes, and surrounded by murderous giants from the abattoirs; Gambrinus smiled down from a proud height of kegs on men that bottled beer below. – The Main Chance by Meredith Nicholson
  5. The reason for its existence may be looked for in the feeding of pigs with skim milk, buttermilk, and whey from creameries, with the offal of the abattoirs, with the household refuse generally, and behind tuberculous cattle. – Special Report on Diseases of Cattle by U.S. Department of Agriculture J.R. Mohler
  6. 159- 172. Public Abattoirs in New Zealand and Australia, Year Book, 1914, pp. – Community Civics and Rural Life by Arthur W. Dunn
  7. I fear that I am too late, for they were to march from the abattoirs at nine, and it is already nearly half- past. – At Agincourt by G. A. Henty
  8. These abattoirs are slaughter- houses, that Napoleon caused to be built near the walls, in some places within, and in others without them, according to the different localities. – Recollections of Europe by J. Fenimore Cooper
  9. If, however, one is walking beside the canal in the other direction, up the hill instead of down, one will soon be nearer the Victoria Park of Paris, the park of the east end, than at any other time, and this should be visited as surely as the abattoirs should be avoided: unless, of course, one is a well- informed or thoughtful butcher. – A Wanderer in Paris by E. V. Lucas