verb (used with object), cas·trat·ed, cas·trat·ing.
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Origin of castrate
OTHER WORDS FROM castratecas·tra·tion, nouncas·tra·tor, nounun·cas·trat·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for castration
Then, Quast brings up Joni Ernst, and takes out a knife to, I guess, remind voters about her castration skills.7 WTF Campaign Ads You Can’t Unsee, From Castrators to Alligator Wrestlers|Olivia Nuzzi|May 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hurst sought to get the castration bill passed during the last legislative session but failed.Fringe Factor: South Carolina Mayor Won’t Apologize for Anti-Gay Rant|Caitlin Dickson|October 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Robert Chesal on how Joep Dohmen uncovered the Dutch castration scandal.Dutch Castration Scandal: How Journalists Broke the Story|Robert Chesal|March 22, 2012|DAILY BEAST
As to the castration of calves, it is such a simple process that it is unnecessary to say much on the subject.Cattle and Cattle-breeders|William M'Combie
The castration of the galli, or priests of Cybele, is described by Dupuis.
What motives led to the castration of male cattle, a practice which everywhere obviously serves agricultural purposes?Elements of Folk Psychology|Wilhelm Wundt
He forbad the castration of males; and reduced the price of the eunuchs who were still left in the hands of the dealers in slaves.The Lives Of The Twelve Caesars, Complete|C. Suetonius Tranquillus
It is probable that castration may prove especially advantageous in the case of the feeble-minded.Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 6 (of 6)|Havelock Ellis