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capon

[′kā‚pän]
(agriculture)
A castrated male chicken.
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When the prices for basic staples in Spanish Manila started to peak and cause misery, the Audiencia stepped in and found out that many Chinese and natives had taken over the barter and trading of rice, wine, fowl, swine, cows, buffalos, game, eggs, geese, kids, coconuts, bananas, pullets, capons, fish, olive-oil, vinegar etc.
Lin and Hsu (2003a) have been published on the influence of surgical caponization on the plasma testosterone concentration, which intact birds was higher (p<0.05) than that of capons. A study by Kazeniac (1961) indicated that inosine monophosphate (IMP) produced a major contribution to mouth satisfaction and had the effect of intensifying the flavor effects of other compounds.
"To bring your body to even terms: take an ounce and a half of oyl of foxes, oyl of lilies, and capons grease, and goose grease, each two ounces: pine rosin, Greek pitch and turpentine, of each two ounces."
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.
FINLAY'S BUTCHERS Established in 1914, Finlay's butchers provides fresh steaks, chickens, geese, turkey fillets, ducks, capons, gammon, beef, pork, lamb and much more.
Late caponization (12-week-old) significantly decreased (p<0.05) 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.