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caponize

[key-puh-nahyz] /ˈkeɪ pəˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), caponized, caponizing.
1.
to castrate (a fowl).
Also, especially British, caponise.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; capon + -ize
Related forms
caponization, noun
caponizer, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for caponise

caponize

/ˈkeɪpəˌnaɪz/
verb
1.
(transitive) to make (a cock) into a capon
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