spay

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

neuter \neu"ter\, verb (used with an object) To render incapable of sexual reproduction; to remove or alter the sexual organs so as to make infertile; to alter; to fix; to desex; -- in male animals, to {castrate}; in female animals, to {spay}. [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Spay \Spay\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Spayed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Spaying}.] [Cf. Armor. spac'hein, spaza to geld, W. dyspaddu to geld, L. spado a eunuch, Gr. ?.] To remove or extirpate the ovaries of, as a sow or a bitch; to castrate (a female animal).

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Spay \Spay\, noun [Cf. {Spade} a spay, {Spay}, verb (used with an object)] (Zool.) The male of the red deer in his third year; a spade. Spayad

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

spay

verb

1: remove the ovaries of; "Is your cat spayed?" [syn: {alter}, {neuter}, {spay}, {castrate}]


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