caponnoun [ C ]uk /ˈkeɪ.pɒn/ us /ˈkeɪ.pɑːn/
Examples from literature
- At the fire were roasting juicy steaks of venison, pheasants, capons, and fresh fish from the river.
- His farmers supplied him weekly with a sufficiency of capons, chickens, eggs, butter, and his tithe of wheat.
- Our prior loves exceedingly the white of a capon.
- The ordinary lives of the farmers were diversified by the visits to the weekly markets held in the neighbouring town, where they took their fat capons, eggs, butter, and cheese.
- While they were eating, I took a boiled capon and cut it up in a masterly manner.