Then, working carefully, he hammered the piton into a narrow cleft in the rock.
Allow me my piton's shrug for the man who has gone only by train.
Particularly impressive is the beauty of one purple cone in the midst of this many-colored chain: the piton Gl.
It's very good of you and Mr. piton to let us carry little Anna off.'
Nothing thus could have soothed him better than this talk with Mr. piton.
1898, from French piton "hook, peak of a mountain, piton, eyebolt," in Old French "nail, hook," from Vulgar Latin root *pitt- "point, peak" [Barnhart].