Definition of Peloton

1. Noun. (military) A platoon. ¹



2. Noun. (cycling) The main group of riders formed during a cycling road race. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Peloton

1. the main body of riders in a bicycle race [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peloton

peloria
pelorian
pelorias
peloric
pelories
pelorism
pelorisms
peloro-
pelorus
peloruses
pelory
pelosity
pelota
pelotas
pelotherapy
peloton (current term)
pelotons
pels
pelt
pelt along
pelt down
pelt of the dog
pelta
peltae
peltas
peltast
peltasts
peltate
peltate leaf
peltated

Literary usage of Peloton

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1. The Gun, Ram, and Torpedo: Manoeuvres and Tactics of a Naval Battle in the by Gerard Henry Uchtred Noel, Charles Campbell, John Knox Laughton (1874)
"The line abreast, in closed order, has some of these advantages; the echelon of ships has more ; but it seems beyond a doubt that three ships in peloton are ..."

2. Trooper 3809, a Private Soldier of the Third Republic by Lionel Decle (1899)
"Sergeants drill the men of their peloton, and are responsible to their ... Whenever the peloton is ordered to assemble, the Sergeant passes through the ..."

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