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His capon stuffed with Virginia ham and chestnut purée helped reconcile Jefferson with his enemy, Alexander Hamilton.
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Origin and Etymology of capon
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of capon for English Language Learners
: a male chicken whose sex organs have been removed
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