What does the word capon mean?

Usage examples for capon

  1. Then to suppress the dew and bad air, he breakfasted on fair fried tripe, fair grilled meats, fair hams, fair hashed capon, and store of sipped brewis. – The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. VII (of X)--Continental Europe I by Various
  2. I have in my pouch here, Egbert, some cakes, which I cooked this morning, and a capon which one of the monks of Croyland gave me. – The Dragon and the Raven or, The Days of King Alfred by G. A. Henty
  3. When cooked, take the capon off, place it on a dish, and set it in a warm place; then boil the sauce till it is rather thick, when strain it on the capon, and serve. – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot
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