The little waiter trotted down stairs, and Simon sat greedily down to discuss the capon and the white wine.
Escanes wants a cook who can fry a capon in a special way they wot of in Gaul.
Dr. capon had not the reputation of getting on quite comfortably with his assistants.
Mr capon and Mr Contract, at their own request, went as passengers.
As the capon grows to maturity, it develops more of the qualities of the hen.
The capon crows: a roast capon on the dish, all eaten but the feet.
If a capon, pullet, or chicken, boil it in good mutton broth.
He turned around and, his capon in his hand, rushed to the kitchen.
In the case of a capon or large fowl, slices may be cut off at the breast, the same as carving a pheasant.
It is an observation as ancient as the time of Pliny, that a capon does not crow.
"a castrated cock," late Old English capun, from Latin caponem (nominative capo) "castrated cock" (also source of French chapon, Spanish capon, Italian cappone), perhaps literally "to strike off," from PIE root *(s)kep- "to cut" (see hatchet (n.)). Probably reinforced in Middle English by cognate Old North French capon.