chaponer (s.xiii1)

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chaponer (s.xiii1)

[ FEW: 2/i,267a capo; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,45a chaponner; TL:  chaponer; DEAF:  chapon; DMF:  chaponner; TLF:  chaponner; OED:  capon v.; MED: ; DMLBS: ]
chapuner;  kapouner  


1to capon, castrate, render sterile
( MS: s.xiii1 )  Quant li chapouns est chapunez Et il ad ses treis anz passez  160.107
( s.xiii2/4; MS: s.xiii2 )  E li chapun mustrent par sei Les seinz de la nuvele lei Ki bien esteient chapunez Quant se tindrent en chastetez  159vb3
( MS: s.xiiiex )  Si vous volez [avoir] tercel ou faucoun madle [...] si le kapounez cum un kokerel  52


( c.1300 )  les cols d’owe et de geline plus vallent, et les oisias chaponez miés vallent que les autres  118.1719
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