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 Capit’ulars.Capon (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Capon.
 
Called a fish out of the coop by those friars who wished to evade the Friday fast by eating chickens instead of fish. (See YARMOUTH.)   1
 


 Capit’ulars.Capon (A). 

 
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