noun Irish English.
Origin of gossoon
Examples from the Web for gossoon
It's more than forty years ago, an' though I was no more nor a gossoon myself, I remimber it like yestherday.The Purcell Papers|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
He is a raal jewel, that gossoon o' mine, an' the light of his father's eyes.Rossmoyne|Unknown
Not bad travelling, Captain, for a bit of a gossoon like that.'Jack Hinton|Charles James Lever
Bill, don't lane on that boy on the ridge wid you; he's not much more nor a gossoon; give him a start of you.All-Hallow Eve; or, The Test of Futurity.|Robert Curtis
The same cabin which had supplied the "live coal" was applied to by the gossoon (who kept the change), and it was quickly brought.