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noun as in chicken

noun as in cock

noun as in fowl

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Example Sentences

If life has such a thing as an apotheosis, it surely involves truffled capon.

After office home to dinner, where come in my cozen Snow by chance, and I had a very good capon to dinner.

This, while it may have helped that "belly with fat capon lined," has kept him at peace with himself and the world.

The so-called capon made a sound like that of a childs drum when it falls to the ground.

The mayor opened the door, and called the notary, who was dining with him, to come and pass judgment on the capon.

During the repast the girl scarcely spoke; the capon she hardly touched; the claret she merely sipped.


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On this page you'll find 34 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to capon, such as: hen, poultry, biddy, chick, cock, and cockerel.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.