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Meaning of SPAY

Pronunciation:  spey

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  remove the ovaries of; "Is your cat spayed?"
 

SPAY is a 4 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: alter, castrate, neuter
 
 See Also: defeminise, defeminize, desex, desexualise, desexualize, fix, sterilise, sterilize, unsex

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Spay\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Spayed}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Spaying}.] [Cf. Armor. spac'hein, spaza to geld, W. dyspaddu
    to geld, L. spado a eunuch, Gr. ?.]
    To remove or extirpate the ovaries of, as a sow or a bitch;
    to castrate (a female animal).
    
    
  2. \Spay\, n. [Cf. {Spade} a spay, {Spay}, v. t.] (Zo["o]l.)
    The male of the red deer in his third year; a spade.
    
    
 

 

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