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

  Slasher \Slash"er\, n. (Textile Manuf.)
     A machine for applying size to warp yarns.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Thrasher \Thrash"er\, Thresher \Thresh"er\, n.
     1. One who, or that which, thrashes grain; a thrashing
        machine.
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     2. (Zool.) A large and voracious shark ({Alopias vulpes),
        remarkable for the great length of the upper lobe of its
        tail, with which it beats, or thrashes, its prey. It is
        found both upon the American and the European coasts.
        Called also fox shark, sea ape, sea fox, slasher,
        swingle-tail, and thrasher shark.
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     3. (Zool.) A name given to the brown thrush and other allied
        species. See Brown thrush.
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     Sage thrasher. (Zool.) See under Sage.
  
     Thrasher whale (Zool.), the common killer of the Atlantic.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  slasher
      n 1: someone who slashes another person
      2: a weapon (a sword or dagger) used for slashing

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