capon capon  /ˈkeɪ ˌpɑn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) flesh of a castrated male chicken
  2. (n) castrated male chicken

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. When ointment containing male sex hormones is rubbed into the comb of a capon, the listless, bedraggled cock gradually turns into a lusty, strutting rooster.
  2. Since the horned capon was a strutting definition of sexual inadequacy, its horns became a symbol of cuckoldry.
  3. Carter's stand-in flops as a stand-up comic The $35 prix fixe seemed a bit steep, but the menu sounded impressive enoughbreast of capon cordon bleu, pommes.

News

  • Ray P. Seastream Jr.

    ROMNEY, WV — Ray Pike Seastream, Jr., 82, of Capon Bridge, WV, formerly of Long Valley, NJ died on Sunday, June 9, 2013, at the Autumn Manor Adult Care Home in Romney, WV while under the care of Hospice of the Panhandle.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Standard-Times

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