Caponize
Caponize Ca"pon*ize, v. t. To castrate, as a fowl. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • caponize — (Amer.) ca·pon·ize || keɪpÉ™naɪz v. castrate male fowl; convert a rooster into a capon (also caponise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • caponize — *sterilize, castrate, spay, emasculate, alter, mutilate, geld …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • caponize — caponization, n. caponizer, n. /kay peuh nuyz /, v.t., caponized, caponizing. to castrate (a fowl). Also, esp. Brit., caponise. [1645 55; CAPON + IZE] * * * …   Universalium

  • caponize — verb To castrate a cockerel in order to fatten it for table use …   Wiktionary

  • caponize — ca·pon·ize (kaґpon īz) to castrate, especially male domestic fowl …   Medical dictionary

  • caponize — ca·pon·ize …   English syllables

  • caponize — verb convert a cock into a capon • Syn: ↑caponise • Derivationally related forms: ↑capon (for: ↑caponise), ↑capon • Hypernyms: ↑emasculate, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • caponized — caponize (Amer.) ca·pon·ize || keɪpÉ™naɪz v. castrate male fowl; convert a rooster into a capon (also caponise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • caponizes — caponize (Amer.) ca·pon·ize || keɪpÉ™naɪz v. castrate male fowl; convert a rooster into a capon (also caponise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • caponizing — caponize (Amer.) ca·pon·ize || keɪpÉ™naɪz v. castrate male fowl; convert a rooster into a capon (also caponise) …   English contemporary dictionary

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