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capon

[′kā‚pän]
(agriculture)
A castrated male chicken.
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All are capable of selling you a really tasty turkey, fresh or frozen, capon, duck, pheasant and if that doesn't satisfy your Christmas needs, there is lamb, all cuts of beef, pork, sausage meat, and a range of game birds.
Our capons come from old world French lineage, not a commercial breed," said Joyce.
The Pectoralis major and the Gastrocnemiu pars extrna fiber areas in the capons were significantly (p<0.
Given Capons clear vision of purpose, one might expect a work steeped in post-modernism and replete with references to contemporary movies.
For Christmas in 1575 he received a staggering 282 capons, and a separately noted 'fat capon'.
Q My family enjoy capons at Christmas in preference to the traditional turkey (which we find a little too dry for our tastes).
The chemical implant appeared and changed caponizing--anyone could now have all the capons they wanted on the farm.
Looking much more the heroic part than the overstuffed capons of castrato times, countertenor Andreas Scholl brought a genuinely charismatic presence and spectacular delivery to arias by Handel, Gluck and Mozart.
Five plates of two capons each, covered with white sauce and gilded pomegranate seeds, and ten bowls with ten small chickens covered with [sapore pavonaza, garbo] and wine was poured.
Roasted Capon 2 medium-size capons Canola oil Sliced white bread 2-3 egg whites Onions Celery Salt and pepper Oregano Vermouth Preheat oven to 450 deg F.
05) the ash content, myofibrillar ATPase activity and emulsification capacity of the pectoral major muscle in mature capons (26-week-old) compared to the Sham in trial 2.
Capons can make "mothers" for brooding young chicks, and were at one time generally used this way in France.