manslaught

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English manslagt, manslaȝt, from Old English manslæht, manslieht (manslaughter, murder), equivalent to man +‎ slaught. Cognate with Middle Low German manslacht, Middle High German manslaht, Danish mandslæt.

NounEdit

manslaught (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Manslaughter.