Have you ever seen a murder first hand, someone being butchered before your eyes?
Many traders and trappers were butchered by the Indians, who became still more troublesome after the invasion of the Territory by the gold-seekers, and the surveying of railway routes had been undertaken.
Pierre gave him a sidelong look at his butchered French, and Sofia smiled despite herself.
In 1221 Mer y opened its gates to Tule, son of Jenghiz Khan, chief of the Mongols, on which occasion most of the inhabitants are said to have been butchered.
They believed his professions, tendered their submission, and were cruelly butchered.