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Spay

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spay

To remove or extirpate the ovaries of, as a sow or a bitch; to castrate (a female animal).

Origin: Cf. Armor. Spac'hein, spaza to geld, W. Dyspaddu to geld, L. Spado a eunuch, Gr.

(Science: zoology) The male of the red deer in his third year; a spade.

Origin: Cf. Spade a spay, Spay.