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boons, plural;
  1. (of a companion or friend) Close; intimate; favorite
    • - he debated the question with a few boon companions in the barroom
  1. A thing that is helpful or beneficial
    • - the navigation system will be a boon to both civilian and military users
  2. A favor or request
    • - may I have the inestimable boon of a few minutes' conversation?

  1. blessing: a desirable state; "enjoy the blessings of peace"; "a spanking breeze is a boon to sailors"
  2. very close and convivial; "boon companions"
  3. The Boon Brewery (Brouwerij F. Boon) is a Belgian brewery situated in Lembeek, near Brussels, that mainly produces geuze and kriek beer of a fairly traditional variety, but using distinctly modern brewing techniques and equipment. ...
  4. Boon is a British television drama series starring Michael Elphick, David Daker, and later Neil Morrissey. It was created by Jim Hill and Bill Stair and filmed by Central Television for ITV.
  5. A blessing or benefit; that which is asked or granted as a benefit or favor; a gift; a benefaction; a grant; a present; a prayer or petition; good; prosperous; as, "boon voyage"; kind; bountiful; benign; gay; merry; jovial; convivial
  6. (n.) a gift or blessing (The good weather has been a boon for many businesses located near the beach.)
  7. A wish usually granted by a god to any person. However, in Thai, the word boon means merit, as in the word "tham-boon" (making merit).
  8. the sitting place, the cross-piece on which the paddler sits.
  9. a request for a favor; the favor granted.
  10. A mysterious enchantment that benefits the dead in the afterlife.
  11. A promise or reward (RRV-10a) (RRV2-1)
  12. is another new hospital intern. He is often very nervous, and speaks on Josephine's behalf, as Dr. Cox cannot stand her voice. He also ordered around by Doctor Cox, which led to his hand being burned in My Inconvenient Truth, though the burns bandaging showed up on his opposite hand. ...