slager

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See also: Slager, sláger, and šlager

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch slager. Equivalent to slaan +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈslaː.ɣər/
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  • Hyphenation: sla‧ger
  • Rhymes: -aːɣər

Noun[edit]

slager m (plural slagers, diminutive slagertje n)

  1. butcher (one who prepares and sells meat and meat products)
  2. (obsolete) killer, slayer, murderer

Usage notes[edit]

In former times a slager would have also slaughtered animals, but in current language slachter is used for that occupation, except for meat vendors who also operate their own slaughterhouses.

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