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Noun: slaying  sley-ing
  1. Unlawful premeditated killing of a human being by a human being
    - murder, execution
Verb: slay (slew,slain, also slayed)  sley
Usage: literary
  1. Kill intentionally and with premeditation
    - murder, hit, dispatch, bump off [informal], off [N. Amer, informal], polish off [informal], remove, croak

Derived forms: slayings

Type of: homicide, kill

Encyclopedia: Slay