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Castrate   /kˈæstrˌeɪt/   Listen
Castrate

noun
1.
A man who has been castrated and is incapable of reproduction.  Synonym: eunuch.






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"Castrate" Quotes from Famous Books



... excitement, amid the din of flutes and drums and wild songs, a number of the male devotees would snatch up swords or knives, which lay ready for the purpose, throw off their garments, and coming forward with a loud shout, proceed to castrate themselves openly. They would then run through the streets of the city, with the mutilated parts in their hands, and throw them into the houses of the inhabitants, who were bound in such case to provide the thrower with all the apparel ...
— History of Phoenicia • George Rawlinson



Words linked to "Castrate" :   cut, contract, sterilize, unsex, neutering, abbreviate, caponize, desexualise, adult male, desex, man, defeminise, geld, desexualize, fix, weaken, castration, reduce, defeminize, foreshorten, abridge, sterilise, caponise



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