to deprive of men.
"and i answered, 'circe, how can you expect me to be friendly with you when you have just been turning all my men into pigs? and now that you have got me here myself, you mean me mischief when you ask me to go to bed with you, and will unman me and make me fit for nothing. i shall certainly not consent to go to bed with you unless you will first take your solemn oath to plot no further harm against me.' infoplease.com