a native of Gascony, France, the inhabitants of which were reputedly very boastful.
(lowercase) a boaster or braggart.
pertaining to Gascony or its people.
(lowercase) boastful; bragging.
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How to use Gascon in a sentence
Armagnac, that underappreciated and fiery Gascon brandy, has a long history.Armagnac History and How to Choose the Best Brandy | David Lincoln Ross | February 26, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
He was Gascon to the backbone, and his tongue too often betrayed his most secret and his most transient thoughts.
But while everything seemed so favourable the crafty Gascon from the first foresaw the dangers which beset his path.
But the outbreak of the Revolution opened a wider field to the audacious young Gascon.
Their eyes fixed, their mouths agape, their hands clasped, they listened with increasing avidity to the Gascon adventurer.The Pilgrim's Shell or Fergan the Quarryman | Eugne Sue
British Dictionary definitions for gascon (1 of 2)
rare a boaster; braggart
British Dictionary definitions for Gascon (2 of 2)
a native or inhabitant of Gascony
the dialect of French spoken in Gascony
of or relating to Gascony, its inhabitants, or their dialect of French
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