gasconade


gasconade
noun Etymology: French gasconnade, from gasconner to boast, from gascon Gascon, boaster Date: 1709 bravado, boasting • gasconade intransitive verbgasconader noun

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  • Gasconade [1] — Gasconade, 1) Fluß im Staate Missouri (Nordamerika) entspringt in der Grafschaft Wriht in mehreren Quellen (Osage, Robidoux u. Big Piney Forks) u. mündet in der Grafschaft Gasconade in den Missouri River; 15 Meil. für Dampfboote schiffbar; an… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Gasconade — Gasconade, MO U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 267 Housing Units (2000): 141 Land area (2000): 0.208511 sq. miles (0.540042 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.208511 sq. miles (0.540042 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Gasconade, MO — U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 267 Housing Units (2000): 141 Land area (2000): 0.208511 sq. miles (0.540042 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.208511 sq. miles (0.540042 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • gasconade — 1709 (n.); 1727 (v.), from Fr. gasconade (see GASCON (Cf. Gascon) + ADE (Cf. ade)); from gasconner (16c.) to boast, brag, lit. to talk like a Gascon …   Etymology dictionary

  • Gasconade — Gas con*ade , n. [F. gasconnade, from Gascon an inhabitant of Gascony, the people of which were noted for boasting.] A boast or boasting; a vaunt; a bravado; a bragging; braggodocio. Swift. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gasconade — Gas con*ade , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gasconaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gasconading}.] To boast; to brag; to bluster. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gasconade [2] — Gasconade, Aufschneiderei, s.u. Gascogne …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • gasconade — index exaggeration, jactation, rodomontade Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • gasconade — vb vaunt, *boast, brag, crow …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • gasconade — [gas΄kə nād′] n. [Fr gasconnade: see GASCON & ADE] boastful or blustering talk vi. gasconaded, gasconading to boast or bluster …   English World dictionary


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