Capon : Definition

Capon

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Pronunciation : Ca"pon
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [OE. capon, chapoun, AS. cap (cf. F. chapon), L. capo, fr. Gr. skopiti to casrate. CF. Comma.]
Definition : Defn: A castrated cock, esp. when fattened; a male chicken gelded to improve his flesh for the table. Shak. The merry thought of a capon. W. Irving.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Ca"pon
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To castrate; to make a capon of.

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Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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