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one who kills another unintentionally, and is thus distinguished from a murderer, who kills with malice aforethought. The cases of manslaughter mentioned in Scripture appear to be a sufficient indication of the intention of the lawgiver. 1. Death by a blow in a sudden quarrel. ( Numbers 35:22 ) 2. Death by a stone or missile thrown at random. Ibid. ( Numbers 35:22 Numbers 35:23 ) 3. By the blade of an axe flying from its handle. ( 19:5 ) In all these and the like cases the manslayer was allowed to retire to a city of refuge. A thief overtaken at night in the act of stealing might lawfully be put to death, but if the sun had risen the killing him was to be regarded as murder. ( Exodus 22:2 Exodus 22:8 )


criminal, gangster.
liquidator, murderer.
murderess, criminal, executioner, hit person, soldier, triggerman, cutthroat, slaughterer, Massacrer, enforcer, Assassin, perpetrator, homicide, killer, trigger person, hit-and-run, slayer, manslaughterer, butcher.
Examples of usage:
  1. Confound Ares, the manslayer, with the Mars or Mavors whom de Romans stole from de Sabines! – The Caxtons, Part 2 by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. Then said Amis: " Never shall it be that my fellow be a manslayer for the healing of me." – Old French Romances by William Morris
  3. Man is a manslayer by instinct and by will. – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  4. When the avenger of blood was at his heels, did the manslayer require any violence to urge him on to the asylum where he might lodge secure? – The Ordinance of Covenanting by John Cunningham
  5. And so in the midst of these voyces, and in the fury of the flames, he with his wife and the manslayer his sonne, in the yere of Christ 1010. ended his life. – The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation, v. 1, Northern Europe by Richard Hakluyt