ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD PEON
From Spanish peón peasant, from Medieval Latin pedō man who goes on foot, from Latin pēs foot; compare Old French paonpawn².
TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «PEON»
The term «peon» is quite widely used and occupies the 51.496
position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary
Quite widely used
10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «PEON»
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Book: How to Manage Us
Filled with winning motivational techniques, this nevertheless irreverent guide to life at the bottom of the white collar pay scale offer earthy advice on how to get by, and even prosper, in any work environment. Original.
A rags-to-riches story of courage, determination, and perseverance in overcoming obstacles of rank-above-reason and ignorant authority in cold and hot wars.
Drinking My Way Through 14 Dating Sites
Sick of feeling heartbroken over her most recent breakup and underwhelmed by the rest of her life, Tiffany Peon decided to embark on a social experiment.
Summer of Discontent, Seasons of Upheaval: Elite Politics ...
Two brothers, Augusto and Joaquin Peon y Peon, became directors and board
presidents of the respective railways. By 1900 the Merida-Progreso railway held
447 shares of the Campeche line, and a number of Peon relations controlled a ...
Colonel Outram: Return to an Order ... Dated 4 June 1852 : ...
peon ; 1 went with the peon and showed him the houses of the two witnesses, viz
., one a Brahmin, and the other a Banian; the Banian promised the peon he
would come the next day ; but the Brahmin came, whom I produced before the ...
In the latter case, relations between the peasants and landowners were well
defined, though actual rights to the land were not. The large landowner was
known as patron ("pah-TRONE"), while the peasant was called the peon ("pay-
Micha' ' axaninik-sum ' ataax-um yi'yi-wun teeponi-sh? how-q person-pl play-pr:pl
peon-abs How do Indians play peon? No-$waamay 'ayali-q 'oono. my-daughter
know-pr:sg that. My daughter knows about that . Teeponi-sh mii-q, ' ataax-um ...
Villiana Calac Hyde, Eric Elliott, 1994
The Radiance of France: Nuclear Power and National Identity ...
All attempts at negotiation having failed, the impasse was referred to the PEON
commission. PEON: Defining the Context for Technological Development The
Commission pour la Production d'Electricité d'Origine Nucléaire (PEON) ,
Gabrielle Hecht, Michel Callon, 2009
The Decapitated Chicken and Other Stories
He reproached the peon with all the logic typical of his nationality, reproaches to
which the peon responded evasively. Once free, his mission concluded, the poor
horse — across whose ribs lay countless lash marks — trembled, lowered his ...
Horacio Quiroga, Margaret Sayers Peden, 1976
Culture of Empire: American Writers, Mexico, and Mexican ...
In this stimulating history, Gilbert G. González traces the development of the culture of empire and its effects on U.S. attitudes and policies toward Mexican immigrants.
Gilbert G. González, 2010
10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «PEON»
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is used in the context of the following news items.
MBMC peon nabbed for fleecing hawkers
Bhayandar : A peon attached to the Mira Bhayandar Municipal Corporation (MBMC) was caught red handed by the Anti-Corruption Bureau ... «Free Press Journal, Jul 15»
Peon held for accepting Rs 30 as bribe in Thane
Officials of the Thane unit of Maharashtra Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) caught a peon from the municipal corporation redhanded while taking ... «The Asian Age, Jul 15»
Rear View: Presidential tales
Declaring that he had been treated as a “chaprasi (peon)”, he resigned. Meanwhile, Vice President V.V. Giri, angry because he was bypassed, ... «The Indian Express, Jul 15»
They Say Paraguay Is In Africa: Mosaic Of Horror
... as “un-people”, where the owner of some plantation would not hesitate to blow out the brains of a 'peon', just because he is in foul mood or in ... «CounterCurrents.org, Jul 15»
Varanasi Replaces Big City Chu... SHOMA A.CHATTERJI
And ideoscapes are portrayed through the rapidly changing sexual morals of youngsters in the city that includes an ordinary clerk/peon making ... «Google, Jul 15»
District And Sessions Judge, Moga Notified Recruitment For 12 …
District and Sessions Judge, Moga invited applications from eligible candidates to fulfill posts of 'Peon (Class – VI)'. The candidates eligible for ... «Mizo News, Jul 15»
Cops forced to change gutkha cover of Teesta files | Ahmedabad …
A few days later another peon was called on suspicion of taking a computer`s CPU out of the building and replacing it with an old CPU. A police ... «NYOOOZ, Jul 15»
Through struggle & grief, memories of martyrs linger on
She was given a job of a peon in the BPO office after six years of running from pillar to post. She rues the fact that she has still not got all her ... «Chandigarh Tribune, Jul 15»
5 MVD Officials Suspended for Taking Bribe
... and Mohammed Rafeeq and peon Santhosh who was later promoted as Lower Division clerk and shifted to the RTO office in Palakkad. «The New Indian Express, Jul 15»
Blessed Is The Government Service
Just under 10 full moons, the minimum salary of a low grade employee in government service such as a peon was around Rs. 12,000. «Sunday Leader, Jul 15»