a Catholic priest's favorite location to sleep. 1. An agreement generally among a specific segment for the populace to reduce or stop the utilization and get of specific products or activities.2. an unfair trade rehearse which occurs when some body within the insurance coverage company refuses to have business transactions with another until he/she complies with specific conditions or concessions. Term originated from County Mayo, Ireland where an English absentee landlord called Captain Boycott expected their tenants to harvest his crops included in their rent. The tenants refused to manage him as well as the term boycott was added to the English language. The landlord and his family members were completely ignnored and their crops rotted without harvesting.