Origin of boon1
Related formsboon·less, adjective
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Definition for boon (3 of 3)
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Examples from the Web for boon
The story of fluoridation reads like a postmodern fable, and the moral is clear: a scientific discovery might seem like a boon.
Apple is already positioning egg freezing as a boon to women at the company.Don’t Be Fooled by Apple and Facebook, Egg Freezing Is Not a Benefit|Samantha Allen|October 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Adding vehicles to the grid could be a boon to vehicle and fleet owners in several ways.
Now they do business year round, which has been a boon in times of economic crisis.
Boon Clatterbuck throwing his whiskey bottle away, Jack Teagarden almost clearing his throat.
Men behold their boon companions fall, yet onward they dash with closed ranks, themselves the next victims.
It is supposed that the discomfort thus caused to them will compel them to grant the boon of rain.
It seems that this boon had been neglected or forgotten by the good folk of Gainsborough.Lives of Illustrious Shoemakers|William Edward Winks
No force seems capable of inducing the upper villages to use the boon intended for them.Italian Alps|Douglas William Freshfield
Even as he spoke there came a damsel riding hard on a palfrey, and she cried with a loud voice on Sir Tor to grant her a boon.Stories of the Days of King Arthur|Charles Henry Hanson