caponize

caponize

[key-puh-nahyz]
verb (used with object), caponized, caponizing.
to castrate (a fowl).
Also, especially British, caponise.


Origin:
1645–55; capon + -ize

caponization, noun
caponizer, noun
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caponize or caponise (ˈkeɪpəˌnaɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to make (a cock) into a capon
 
caponise or caponise
 
vb

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