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caponize

[ key-puh-nahyz ]
/ 藞ke瑟 p蓹藢na瑟z /
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verb (used with object), ca路pon路ized, ca路pon路iz路ing.
to castrate (a fowl).
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Also especially British, ca路pon路ise .

Origin of caponize

First recorded in 1645鈥55; capon + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM caponize

ca路pon路i路za路tion, nounca路pon路iz路er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for caponize

caponize

caponise

/ (藞ke瑟p蓹藢na瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to make (a cock) into a capon
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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