a spread of chopped eggplant, tomatoes, onions, and capers, and sometimes pine nuts, anchovies, and olives, cooked in olive oil.
(in Sicilian cookery) a dish of fried seasoned aubergine and other vegetables, served as an appetizer
Al(phonse) (“Scarface”) 1899–1947, U.S. gangster and Prohibition-era bootlegger, probably born in Italy. Contemporary Examples The Bars That Made America Great Nina Strochlic December 27, 2014 The Stacks: Harold Conrad Was Many Things, But He Was Never, Ever Dull Mark Jacobson March 7, 2014 American Gangsters Reconsidered Allen Barra July 23, 2010 Never Mind El Chapo: […]
a capon produced by the administration of a synthetic sex hormone.
to castrate (a fowl). verb (transitive) to make (a cock) into a capon
the second in command to a capo; Mafia lieutenant.