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Definition of Peon

Peon
Peon Pe"on, n. See Poon.
Peon
Peon Pe"on, n. [Sp. peon, or Pg. pe?o, one who travels on foot, a foot soldier, a pawn in chess. See Pawn in chess.] 1. A foot soldier; a policeman; also, an office attendant; a messenger. [India] 2. A day laborer; a servant; especially, in some of the Spanish American countries, debtor held by his creditor in a form of qualified servitude, to work out a debt. 3. (Chess) See 2d Pawn.
peon
Poon Poon, n. [Canarese ponne.] A name for several East Indian, or their wood, used for the masts and spars of vessels, as Calophyllum angustifolium, C. inophullum, and Sterculia f[oe]tida; -- called also peon.

Meaning of Peon from wikipedia

- Peon (English /ˈpiːɒn/, from the Spanish peón [peˈon]) usually refers to a person subject to peonage: any form of wage labor in which a laborer (peon)...
- A (figurative) peon (reflecting the former institution of peonage and modern analogs of it) is a person with little authority, often ****igned unskilled...
- Carole Péon (born 4 November 1978) is a French triathlete. She competed at the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics. She is openly **** and in 2005 began a...
- Ángeles Flórez Peón (born 17 November 1918), known as Maricuela, is a Spanish activist and writer. She is the honorary president of the Socialist Youth...
- the Greater Peon, and the person to the right of the Greater Peon is the Lesser Peon. All other players are Merchants. Deal: The Greater Peon shuffles the...
- Ramón Peón (1887–1971) was a Cuban actor, screenwriter and film director. He also produced and edited some of his films. El veneno de un beso (1929) Road...
- Wade–Giles: Hsü Pei-hung; 19 July 1895 – 26 September 1953), also known as Ju Péon, was a Chinese painter. He was primarily known for his Chinese ink paintings...
- Juan Carlos Peón (born 19 April 1963) is a Spanish former field hockey player who competed in the 1984 Summer Olympics and in the 1988 Summer Olympics...
- physicist Boris Kayser under the pseudonym "Boris Peon", which bore the title: "Is Hinchliffe's Rule True?"(Peon 1988) Clickbait – Web content intended to entice...
- Peium or Peion (Ancient Gr****: Πήιον), also known as Peon, was a fortress of the Tolistoboii in ancient Galatia, where Deiotarus kept his treasures. Its...
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