Gascon

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Gascon

inhabitant of Gascony, France; people noted for their bragging. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 1049]
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There are some who say, sire," said the burly De Clisson, "that the score is already overpaid, for that without Gascon help Bertrand had not been taken at Auray, nor had King John been overborne at Poictiers.
The man shall answer to me, be he Gascon or English, who carries it beyond this room.
cried the Gascon, who reckoned upon this letter for making his way at court.