verb (used with object) Veterinary Medicine.
Origin of spay1
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Examples from the Web for spay
In the course of time, they drank four-and-twenty, when Spay said to the other, "Now we'll go."
Word Origin for spay
early 15c., "stab with a sword, kill," also "remove the ovaries of," from Anglo-French espeier "cut with a sword," from Middle French espeer, from Old French espee "sword" (French épée), from Latin spatha "broad, flat weapon or tool," from Greek spathe "broad blade" (see spade (n.1)).