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See definition of capon on Dictionary.com
  • as inchicken
  • as incock
  • as infowl
  • as inrabbit

synonyms for capon

  • hen
  • poultry
  • biddy
  • chick
  • cock
  • cockerel
  • pullet
  • rooster
  • banty
  • barnyard fowl
  • cock-a-doodle-do
  • cockalorum
  • gump
  • heeler
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How to use capon in a sentence

After office home to dinner, where come in my cozen Snow by chance, and I had a very good capon to dinner.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
This, while it may have helped that "belly with fat capon lined," has kept him at peace with himself and the world.
LINCOLNIANAANDREW ADDERUP
The so-called capon made a sound like that of a childs drum when it falls to the ground.
BROTHER JACQUES (NOVELS OF PAUL DE KOCK, VOLUME XVII)CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
The mayor opened the door, and called the notary, who was dining with him, to come and pass judgment on the capon.
BROTHER JACQUES (NOVELS OF PAUL DE KOCK, VOLUME XVII)CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
During the repast the girl scarcely spoke; the capon she hardly touched; the claret she merely sipped.
UNDER THE ROSEFREDERIC STEWART ISHAM
Why, as Mr. Webster said at Capon Springs, "a compact broken by one party is broken as to all."
A REPORT OF THE DEBATES AND PROCEEDINGS IN THE SECRET SESSIONS OF THE CONFERENCE CONVENTIONLUCIUS EUGENE CHITTENDEN
As the capon grows to maturity, it develops more of the qualities of the hen.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 3WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
In fact, the weight of a capon's edible flesh is much greater than that of either a hen or a cock.
WOMAN'S INSTITUTE LIBRARY OF COOKERY, VOL. 3WOMAN'S INSTITUTE OF DOMESTIC ARTS AND SCIENCES
So you have him crimped here in his own house, stuffing him like a penned capon before you wring his neck.
THE MASTER OF APPLEBYFRANCIS LYNDE
My good housekeeper, without my having given any orders, had provided a young capon for my dinner.
THE BEST OF THE WORLD'S CLASSICS, RESTRICTED TO PROSE, VOL. VIII (OF X) - CONTINENTAL EUROPE II.VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO CAPON

  • banty
  • barnyard fowl
  • biddy
  • capon
  • chick
  • cock
  • cock-a-doodle-do
  • cockalorum
  • cockerel
  • gump
  • heeler
  • hen
  • poultry
  • pullet
  • rooster
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.