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  • verb Present participle of gasconade.


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  • Although the province has no Mediterranean coast and could not be molested by the marauders of that busy sea, it lay directly upon the route of armies between France and Spain; and it is no "gasconading" to say that it was for centuries one of the greatest battle-fields of the

    Cathedrals and Cloisters of the South of France, Volume 1

  • Gigantic greed, gobbling up the CEOs, enerate great public anger and the Feds need to make sure that these financial giraffes stop gasconading about their gifted behavior of awardin 'bonuses to themselves w/impunity. mark

    Bailed-out banks: Meet the pay czar

  • "I carry proudly my ineffable happiness," he once boasted, and gasconading may well bring pleasure.

    The Trouble With Ardor

  • But this empty posturing and gasconading is fraught with potential dangers.

    Eric Margolis: U.S. and Russia Lock Horns

  • At any rate, he chose rather to be laughed at than praised for his achievement; and made such gasconading boasts of his exploits in the battle, that most men thought the rescue of Charles was as ideal as the rest of his tale; and it was on this occasion he acquired the title of

    Quentin Durward

  • We are in the habit of laughing at our French neighbours for boasting, gasconading, and so forth; but for a steady self-esteem and indomitable confidence in our own courage, greatness, magnanimity; — who can compare with Britons, except their children across the Atlantic?

    The Virginians

  • It was only for a moment, of course; but the count cautiously drew a little back as the gasconading corporal, in blue uniform, white vest, and white gaiters — for my friend

    The Room in the Dragon Volant

  • What gasconading rascals those saints must have been, if they first boasted these exploits or invented these miracles.


  • There were now added to the general chorus two voices, very different in quality; one was that of the gasconading Colonel

    The Room in the Dragon Volant

  • France; neither a supercilious, five-headed Directory, nor the gasconading pilgrim of Egypt will ever dictate terms to sovereign

    The Bay State Monthly — Volume 1, No. 6, June, 1884


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