something to be thankful for; blessing; benefit.
something that is asked; a favor sought.
jolly; jovial; convivial:
Archaic. kindly; gracious; bounteous.
the ligneous waste product obtained by braking and scutching flax.
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something extremely useful, helpful, or beneficial; a blessing or benefit: the car was a boon to him
(archaic) a favour; request: he asked a boon of the king
close, special, or intimate (in the phrase boon companion)
(archaic) jolly or convivial
an uninhabited area with thick natural vegetation, as a backwoods or marsh (usually preceded by the). a remote rural area (usually preceded by the): The company moved to a small town out in the boondocks. Contemporary Examples From PTSD to Prison: Why Veterans Become Criminals Matthew Wolfe July 27, 2013 ‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: […]
a product of simple manual skill, as a plaited leather cord for the neck or a knife sheath, made typically by a camper or a scout. work of little or no value done merely to keep or look busy. a project funded by the federal government out of political favoritism that is of no real […]