noun, plural gar·çons [gar-sawn] /garˈsɔ̃/. French.
Examples from the Web for garcon
Turn about is fair play, garcon Cart'rette: so when you're in trouble come to me.The Battle Of The Strong, Complete|Gilbert Parker
C'est la fortune de la guerre, mon garcon; but calm yourself, and take this potion which Blanche has prepared for you.Burlesques|William Makepeace Thackeray
There was no one about, but under an electric bell was written Garcon.The Moon and Sixpence|W. Somerset Maugham
They should both, garcon and cashier, be discharged on the spot.Europe Revised|Irvin S. Cobb
They stopped in front of the hotel, and Valmond, motioning to the garcon, gave him an order.When Valmond Came to Pontiac, Complete|Gilbert Parker
British Dictionary definitions for garcon
Word Origin for garçon
Word Origin and History for garcon
"boy," c.1300, from Old French garçun (11c.; Modern French garçon) "menial, servant-boy, page; man of base condition," originally objective case of gars, perhaps from Frankish *wrakjo (cf. Old High German recko, Old Saxon wrekkio "a banished person, exile;" English wretch). Meaning "waiter" (especially one in a French restaurant) is from 1788.