"pigeon" Definition

  1. a gullible or soft person. The _French_ cant, or _Argot_, has the word PIGEON, dupe—“PECHON, PESCHON DE RUBY, apprenti gueux, enfant (sans doute dérobé)”. The vagabonds and brigands of Spain also used the word in their _Germania_, or robbers’ language, PALOMO (PIGEON), ignorant, simple. In the sporting world sharps and flats are often called “rooks and PIGEONS” respectively—sometimes “spiders and flies.”
  2. business, simply the Chinese pronunciation of the English word.—_Anglo-Chinese._

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Position in the dictionary: 2594 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: pigeon-english, pigeon-flying, pigeon’s milk, pig’s eye, pig’s whisper, pike, pike it, pikey, pile, pill
Previous words in the dictionary: pig-headed, pig and tinder-box, pig, pieman., piece, pickles!, pickle, pickers, pickaninny, pick-me-up

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