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 Capon.Capon (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Capon (A).
 
A castrated cock.   1
   A Crail’s capon. A dried haddock.   2
   A Severn capon. A sole.   3
   A Yarmouth capon. A red herring.   4
   We also sometimes hear of a Glasgow capon, a salt herring.   5
 


 Capon.Capon (A). 

 
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