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see spay.

spay, spey

to remove the ovaries. See also ovariohysterectomy.

spay hook
see spay hook.
spay spreader
a device with a spring loop, like a safety pin, at one end and an outcurving blade at the end of each arm. The blades are inserted into the spay incision and the arms released.
vaginal spay
ovaries are removed through a colpotomy incision; sometimes performed on mares.
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Only much later would I get the hang of the casting, where your bottom hand comes into play far more than with a regular Spey line.
Work to build HMS Spey and the rest of the OPV fleet is sustaining 800 jobs and the vital skills needed to build the fleet of next-generation Type 26 Frigates, which will begin construction at Govan in the summer.
It said: "The transfer of the Sainsbury's business will leave the Fraserburgh and Spey Valley sites significantly under-utilised.
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Quite a few sailed from Liverpool, such as the Fal, the Spey and the Taff.
I really like the spey blade, as it offers a long straight edge for doing really important tasks: things like showing the little neighbor boy how to peel an orange in one long slice, or whittling a sharp point on an old stick.
Two nights from pounds 35 at Lynton, St Mawes, Grantown-on- Spey, Loch Lomond, Llanwrtyd Wells.
Greatly reducing the noise of the Rolls-Royce Spey 511-8 engine, the Really Quiet hushkit delivers noise levels that are below today's mandated regulations.
HMS Spey - the fifth and final River Class Batch 2 Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) for the Royal Navy - is being built at BAE Systems' Govan and Scotstoun yards.
A source first informed about Ocean Spey operating at the Kinsale Gas Field, and has now confirmed the standby supply support vessel will be reflagged under the Irish tricolour having been bought by Mainport Group.
The Sunday Mail/ American Golf Where Eagles Dare grand final takes place tomorrow at the stunning Spey Valley championship gol f course in Aviemore.