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capon (in AYL. II. vii. 154 “the justice, In fair round belly with good capon lin'd,” there is a ref. to the ‘capon justices’, as they were called, i.e. corrupt magistrates who were bribed by gifts of capons)
1. like Fr. ‘poulet’=love-letter LLL. IV. i. 56.
2. as a type of dullness Err. III. i. 32, Cym. II. i. 26.
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