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3 definitions found
 for Capon
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Capon \Ca"pon\, v. t.
     To castrate; to make a capon of.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Capon \Ca"pon\ (k[=a]"p'n or k[=a]"p[u^]n; 277), n. [OE. capon,
     chapoun, AS. cap[=u]n (cf. F. chapon), L. capo, fr. Gr.
     ka`pwn akin to ko`ptein to cut, OSlav. skopiti to castrate.
     Cf. Comma.]
     A castrated cock, esp. when fattened; a male chicken gelded
     to improve his flesh for the table. --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The merry thought of a capon.            --W. Irving.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  capon
      n 1: flesh of a castrated male chicken
      2: castrated male chicken

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