slay Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"slay" in British English

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slayverb [T]

uk   us   /sleɪ/ (slew, slain)
UK old use or literary to ​kill in a ​violent way: St George slew the dragon. (used ​especially in ​newspapers) to ​murder someone: He was ​found slain in an ​alley two ​blocks from his ​apartment.
(Definition of slay from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"slay" in American English

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slayverb [T]

 us   /sleɪ/ (past tense slew  /slu/ , past participle slain  /sleɪn/ )
to ​kill someone ​violently: They ​believe he was slain for ​organizingworkers.
(Definition of slay from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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