Spay Definition

spā
spayed, spaying, spays
verb
spayed, spaying, spays
To sterilize (a female animal) by removing the ovaries.
Webster's New World
noun

Rare spelling of spayard.

Wiktionary

Origin of Spay

  • Middle English spaien from Anglo-Norman espeier to cut with a sword from espee sword from Latin spatha spathe

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the Middle English verb spayen.

    From Wiktionary

  • See spayard.

    From Wiktionary

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