Definition of Gascon

1. a. Of or pertaining to Gascony, in France, or to the Gascons; also, braggart; swaggering.



Definition of Gascon

1. Noun. A native or inhabitant of Gascony, a region of southwest France. (defdate from 14th c.) ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A braggart; a bully. ¹

3. Adjective. Of or relating to Gascony. ¹

4. Adjective. (obsolete) braggart; swaggering ¹

5. Proper noun. The dialect of the Occitan language spoken in Gascony. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gascon

1. a boaster [n -S] - See also: boaster

Gascon Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gascon

gas thermometer
gas truck
gas trucks
gas turbine
gas turbines
gas up
gas vacuole
gas vesicle
gas well
gasahol
gasahols
gasalier
gasaliers
gasbag
gasbags
gascon (current term)
gasconade
gasconaded
gasconader
gasconaders
gasconades
gasconading
gascons
gascoynes
gaseities
gaseity
gaselier
gaseliers
gaseous
gaseous mediastinography

Literary usage of Gascon

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of the Wine Trade in England by André Louis Simon (1907)
"... of gascon and French wine ; to William Atwater, Dean of the King's Chapel, and to John Younge, Master of the Rolls, to import 100 tuns of gascon wine. ..."

2. The British Essayists by James Ferguson (1823)
"If " A young coquette widow in France having been followed by a gascon of ... The gascon, with much profession of his readiness to obey her commands, ..."

3. Chambers's Edinburgh Journal by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1844)
"THE gascon. THE inhabitants of the ancient province of gascony have been accused, ... Speaking of love, he says, ' Every man is a gascon on that point. ..."

4. A Manual for the Genealogist, Topographer, Antiquary, and Legal Professor by Richard Sims (1856)
"This work contains catalogues of the Norman and gascon Rolls, ... The Vascon or gascon Rolls, as they are termed, relate to transactions occurring in, ..."

5. A Hand-book of English Literature, Intended for the Use of High Schools, as by Francis Henry Underwood (1872)
"THE FARMER'S WIFE AND THE gascon. ... to help her in the farm, To milk her cows, and feed her hogs, A gascon peasant, with a sturdy arm For digging, ..."

6. The Poetical Works by Horace Smith (1846)
"THE FARMER'S WIFE AND THE gascon. AT Neufchatel, in France, where they prepare Cheeses that set us longing to be Mites, There dwelt a farmer's wife, ..."

7. The History of the Wine Trade in England by André Louis Simon (1907)
"... of gascon and French wine ; to William Atwater, Dean of the King's Chapel, and to John Younge, Master of the Rolls, to import 100 tuns of gascon wine. ..."

8. The British Essayists by James Ferguson (1823)
"If " A young coquette widow in France having been followed by a gascon of ... The gascon, with much profession of his readiness to obey her commands, ..."

9. Chambers's Edinburgh Journal by William Chambers, Robert Chambers (1844)
"THE gascon. THE inhabitants of the ancient province of gascony have been accused, ... Speaking of love, he says, ' Every man is a gascon on that point. ..."

10. A Manual for the Genealogist, Topographer, Antiquary, and Legal Professor by Richard Sims (1856)
"This work contains catalogues of the Norman and gascon Rolls, ... The Vascon or gascon Rolls, as they are termed, relate to transactions occurring in, ..."

11. A Hand-book of English Literature, Intended for the Use of High Schools, as by Francis Henry Underwood (1872)
"THE FARMER'S WIFE AND THE gascon. ... to help her in the farm, To milk her cows, and feed her hogs, A gascon peasant, with a sturdy arm For digging, ..."

12. The Poetical Works by Horace Smith (1846)
"THE FARMER'S WIFE AND THE gascon. AT Neufchatel, in France, where they prepare Cheeses that set us longing to be Mites, There dwelt a farmer's wife, ..."

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