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Boon Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    boon adj : very close and convivial; "boon companions" n : a desirable state; "enjoy the blessings of peace"; "a spanking breeze is a boon to sailors" [syn: blessing]
Boon Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Boon \Boon\, a. [F. bon. See Boon, n.]
  1. Good; prosperous; as, boon voyage. [Obs.]
  2. Kind; bountiful; benign. Which . . . Nature boon Poured forth profuse on hill, and dale, and plain. --Milton.
  3. Gay; merry; jovial; convivial. A boon companion, loving his bottle. --Arbuthnot.
Boon Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Boon \Boon\, n. [Scot. boon, bune, been, Gael. & Ir. bunach coarse tow, fr. bun root, stubble.] The woody portion flax, which is separated from the fiber as refuse matter by retting, braking, and scutching.
Boon Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Boon \Boon\ (b[=oo]n), n. [OE. bone, boin, a petition, fr. Icel. b[=o]n; akin to Sw. & Dan. b[aum]n, AS. b[=e]n, and perh. to E. ban; but influenced by F. bon good, fr. L. bonus. [root]8
  1. See 2d Ban, Bounty.]
  2. A prayer or petition. [Obs.] For which to God he made so many an idle boon. --Spenser.
  3. That which is asked or granted as a benefit or favor; a gift; a benefaction; a grant; a present. Every good gift and every perfect boon is from above. --James i. 17 (Rev. Ver. ).
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Boon'

  • Boon: Boon may refer to: Places : Boon Township, Warrick County, Indiana , United States of America. Boon Township, Michigan , USA. Boon Lake Township, ...
  • Boon (TV series): Boon is a British television drama and modern-day western series starring Michael Elphick , David Daker , and later Neil Morrissey . ...
  • D. Boon: D. Boon (born Dennes Dale Boon, April 1, 1958 – December 23, 1985) was an American singer , songwriter and guitarist . Boon was best ...
  • Ed Boon: Edward J. Boon (born February 22, 1964 in Chicago, Illinois ) is an American video game programmer who had been employed for over 15 ...
  • Boon Brewery: The Boon Brewery (Brouwerij F. Boon) is a Belgian brewery situated in Lembeek , near Brussels , that mainly produces geuze and kriek ...
  • Ronnie Boon: Ronald Winston "Ronnie" Boon (11 June 1909 - 3 August 1998) was an international rugby union wing for Wales who played club rugby for ...
  • Daihatsu Boon: The Daihatsu Boon is a subcompact car /supermini produced by Japan ese automaker Daihatsu since 2004, and also sold under Toyota Passo ...
  • Boon Township, Michigan: Boon Township is a civil township of Wexford County in the U.S. state of Michigan . As of the 2000 census , the township population was ...
  • Boon Island: Boon Island is a barren piece of land located in the Gulf of Maine 6 miles (10 km) off the town of York on the Maine coast. ...

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* Since I do not foresee that atomic energy is to be a great boon for a long time, I have to say that for the present it is a menace. Perhaps it is well that it should be. It may intimidate the human race into bringing order into its international affairs, which, without the pressure of fear, it would not do. - Albert Einstein

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  • Yes vote 'boon' for northern England
    Scotland's first minister Alex Salmond insists Scottish independence would be a boon for the north of England because it would rebalance the UK economy. Read more on this news related to 'Boon'
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  • Qualcomm CEO Mollenkopf: Office on all tablets could be productivity boon
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