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mozo

[moh-zoh] /ˈmoʊ zoʊ/
noun, plural mozos. Southwestern U.S.
1.
a waiter or male household servant.
Origin of mozo
1830-1840
1830-40; < Spanish: literally, youth, servant, of obscure origin
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  • I ask of my servant, who is acting in the double capacity of mozo and guide.

    Mexico Charles Reginald Enock
  • This excites the surprise of our mozo, or servant, and the other men in our employ.

    Mexico Charles Reginald Enock
  • One day Johnny's mozo brought the mail and dumped it on the table.

  • Who should Cyprio be but my mozo; he who carried my message to you.

    The War Trail Mayne Reid
  • "Sandstorm" warned the Desert Rat, and spoke quickly to the mozo in Spanish.

    The Long Chance Peter B. Kyne
  • Suddenly the mozo uttered a low "Whoa," and the burros halted.

    The Long Chance Peter B. Kyne
  • Also he would have borrowed a mozo and horse to travel back to the inn.

    The Mystery of The Barranca Herman Whitaker
  • Seyd concluded a diatribe on the Mexican mozo in general while they were dressing.

    The Mystery of The Barranca Herman Whitaker
  • Throwing the ends of the halters to Billy, the mozo concluded his mission.

    The Mystery of The Barranca Herman Whitaker
  • The mozo drew a letter from beneath his poncho and handed it to Donald.

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