Gascon

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Gascon

inhabitant of Gascony, France; people noted for their bragging. [Fr. Hist.: NCE, 1049]
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The man shall answer to me, be he Gascon or English, who carries it beyond this room.
"We are your subjects, sire," said the Gascon barons, though with no very good grace.
"On whose side?" asked Athos, fixing his clear, benevolent glance on the countenance of the Gascon.
"I don't say exactly," answered the Gascon, confused.