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She was so handy with a needle, and allus ready to cut out calico dingusses that the peon gals could sew up.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
I liked the place, and not long after got employment as a government Peon, in the service of the English.
CONFESSIONS OF A THUGPHILIP MEADOWS TAYLOR
One sallow, emaciated peon carried a crucifix, which he had evidently snatched as he flew to the rescue.
A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
Of course if you should be so unfortunate as to have a peon lift his rifle, you would never reach the truck alive.
THE FLAMING MOUNTAINHAROLD LELAND GOODWIN
That, peon, is something you'll have to find out for yourself.
THE STATUS CIVILIZATIONROBERT SHECKLEY
You came off the ship that landed today, and have been classified a peon.
THE STATUS CIVILIZATIONROBERT SHECKLEY
Consequently the peon has but a small choice of comestibles.
MEXICOCHARLES REGINALD ENOCK
As to buried treasure, it is a favourite subject of the peon for conversation.
MEXICOCHARLES REGINALD ENOCK
The Mexican peon is not necessarily particular as to the quality of this meat.
MEXICOCHARLES REGINALD ENOCK
The peon does not generally use matches to light his cigarette.
MEXICOCHARLES REGINALD ENOCK
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO PEON

  • bondservants
  • captives
  • chattels
  • drudges
  • helps
  • laborers
  • menials
  • peons
  • retainers
  • serfs
  • servants
  • skivvies
  • subservients
  • thralls
  • toilers
  • vassals
  • victims
  • workers
  • workhorses
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