verb (used with object) Veterinary Medicine.
Origin of spay1
Definition for spay (2 of 2)
Origin of spay2
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."
British Dictionary definitions for spay
Word Origin for spay
Word Origin and History 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)).