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capon

castrated male fowl, larger than broiler, weighing up to 7 lb; produced either by administration of estrogenic substances or by surgical excision of the testicles.
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Court records show that Mr Capon had been due to appear before Consett Magistrates' Court charged with three counts of making indecent images of a child on January 12, the day he died.
Cossman said he sees potential in livestreaming, but like Capon experienced on her shark dives, his adventures are often in remote parts of the world without cell reception.
We give an explicit numerical formulation for the improvement of azimuth/elevation AOA estimation for the uniform circular array (UCA) structure based on the Capon beamforming algorithm.
When Reuters acquired FDS in 1988, Capon became part of the team that added Reuters Newswires to Reuters Business Briefing (RBB), a job that required him to move to Singapore to launch RBB's Chinese-language and Japanese-language operations.
05) were found in the breast and thigh muscles of the capons than were found in the intact birds along with a significantly greater fat content (p<0.
LOSS: Neil Puttick, wife Kazumi and their son Samuel, above, and tributes, left, outside their home Wishing Well Farm in Brokerswood, below TEARS: Neighbour and friend Sue Capon, above, weeps after leaving flowers for the family
Mr Capon says demand for human capital tax advice is increasing as corporates constantly strive to get real value for money from their 'employment' spend.
For the braised capon: Remove capon breast from marinade and pat dry.
Capon cites analogies from such contemporary movies as "American Beauty"), his book reflects an eclecticism that is at times staggering.
THE earliest mention of how to make a mince pie, from around 1615, mentions two rabbits, two pigeons, two partridges, a hare, pheasant, a capon, the livers of all these animals as well as eggs, mushrooms, dried fruit and spices.
Capon covers in detail important aspects of plant reproduction, from flowers to fruits.
Focusing, the author says, on masculinity, chapter 2, "The Cuckoo and the Capon," takes up the endlessly intriguing and ultimately baffling questions of horns and cuckoldry; the examples serve to illustrate problems of male identity as well as the inextricable linking of horns and adultery.