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n.1.A conical loaf of sugar.
2.A gratuity given by tradesmen to customers settling their accounts.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
The lieutenant dismounted before a shop in the Rue des Lombards, at the sign of the Pilon d'Or.
In an instant he was placed in the stern-sheets of the boat, between the gendarmes, while the officer stationed himself at the bow; a shove sent the boat adrift, and four sturdy oarsmen impelled it rapidly towards the Pilon. At a shout from the boat, the chain that closes the mouth of the port was lowered and in a second they were, as Dantes knew, in the Frioul and outside the inner harbor.
Let the reader imagine all these grotesque figures of the Pont Neuf, those nightmares petrified beneath the hand of Germain Pilon, assuming life and breath, and coming in turn to stare you in the face with burning eyes; all the masks of the Carnival of Venice passing in succession before your glass,--in a word, a human kaleidoscope.
At our institution, locked plating osteosynthesis is used for the plurality of "very" distal tibia fractures, such as metaphyseal fractures with or without intrarticular extension, such as Pilon fractures.
However, legislation has now been introduced which means that from April 6, 2018, any payment in lieu (regardless of whether there is an express PILON clause or not) is now taxable.
After next month, PILON payments will be subject to normal deductions like income tax and National Insurance contributions - even if there's a contractual PILON clause.
According to her, there were several mishaps with contractors PiLON initially bringing in a cupboard unit that was too big and then reducing the unit size by one too many inches.
Pilon's discussion of immigration, the Statue of Liberty, and the incorporation of immigrants is invaluable and would do much to clarify current debates.
(8.) Gaudreau C, Rodrigues-Coutlee S, Pilon PA, Coutlee F, Bekal S.
Appropriate wound management is important to reduce high rate of wound healing and infectious complications with open Pilon fractures, care should be taken by pre-operative planning and post-operative of rehabilitation for best results.