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 for Slain
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Slay \Slay\, v. t. [imp. Slew; p. p. Slain; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Slaying.] [OE. slan, sl?n, sleen, slee, AS. sle['a]n to
     strike, beat, slay; akin to OFries. sl[=a], D. slaan, OS. &
     OHG. slahan, G. schlagen, Icel. sl[=a], Dan. slaae, Sw. sl?,
     Goth. slahan; perhaps akin to L. lacerare to tear to pieces,
     Gr. ????, E. lacerate. Cf. Slaughter, Sledge a hammer,
     Sley.]
     To put to death with a weapon, or by violence; hence, to
     kill; to put an end to; to destroy.
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           With this sword then will I slay you both. --Chaucer.
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           I will slay the last of them with the sword. --Amos ix.
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           I'll slay more gazers than the basilisk. --Shak.
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     Syn: To kill; murder; slaughter; butcher.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  slain
      adj 1: killed; `slain' is formal or literary as in "slain
             warriors"; "a picture of St. George and the slain dragon"
      n 1: people who have been slain (as in battle)

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