What does the word manslaughter mean?

Usage examples for manslaughter

  1. One of them is serving a life- sentence in the State prison for manslaughter. – The Blue Flower, and Others by Henry van Dyke
  2. Great blame is placed and the practitioner faces inquests, grand juries, manslaughter charges, jail time and civil suits that can't be insured against. – How and When to Be Your Own Doctor by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon