debeak

verb
de·beak | \(ˌ)dē-ˈbēk \

Definition of debeak 

transitive verb

: to remove the tip of the upper mandible of (a bird, such as a chicken) to prevent cannibalism and fighting

First Known Use of debeak

1937, in the meaning defined above

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