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mozo

[moh-zoh]
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noun, plural mo·zos. Southwestern U.S.
  1. a waiter or male household servant.
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Origin of mozo

1830–40; < Spanish: literally, youth, servant, of obscure origin
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Examples from the Web for mozo

Historical Examples

  • 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

  • Suddenly the mozo uttered a low "Whoa," and the burros halted.

    The Long Chance

    Peter B. Kyne