garçon

(redirected from garcon)

gar·çon

 (gär-sôN′)
n. pl. gar·çons (-sôN′)
A waiter.

[French, from Old French garçun, servant, accusative of gars, boy, soldier, probably of Germanic origin.]

garçon

(ˈɡɑsɒn; French ɡarsɔ̃)
n
a waiter or male servant, esp if French
[C19: from Old French gars lad, probably of Germanic origin]

gar•çon

(garˈsɔ̃)

n., pl. -çons (-ˈsɔ̃)
French.
waiter.
References in classic literature ?
And, 'fore God, you are a better man than I take you for if you can lay me on my back, mon garcon.
She told him he was a bon garcon, and she meant it.
Servez-vous mon garcon," said he blandly, when I had put a couple of huge lumps of continental sugar into his cup.
C' est bien pour un garcon de rein comme cet individu dont vous avez fait un ami, mais pas pour vous, pas pour vous.
Sais-tu, mon garcon, although you are a tutor, you ought to have been born a prince.
The porter, the garcons, the bourgeois, all knew le Colonel Silky, who was now a great man, wore moustaches, and went to court--as the court was.
as the court was = the Royal Court of King Louis Philippe prided itself on its simplicity and informality; garcons, bourgeois = waiters, neighbors; salon = living room}
The serene Teuton found the supper table and was happy, eating steadily through the bill of fare, and dismayed the garcons by the ravages he committed.
Un jour, pendant que le garcon assis a la gauche a ete distrait par une conversation, l'autre, " Justin ", ait pris un poil de son archet propre et l'a noue au coin de la partition de son ami (il etait perfore a trois trous).
8195;PASSING -- Washington, Griffin III 11-19-0-106, Garcon 0-1-0-0.
It focuses on the themes of boyhood and masculinity, sex and homosexuality, and violence and death in works like Charite, Revolte, Sang, L'Amour brut, Pour jamais, Saccage, Le Garcon de joie, Aux gemonies, Sans lois ni dieux (Le Songe d'Alcibiade), Trois coeurs, Le Jeune soldat, Lieutenant Darmancour, oPortrait d'un jeune seigneur en dieu des moissonso et autres nouvelles, and Le Garcon et le diable.
Des groupes de jeunes de la region du Kram, dans la banlieue nord de Tunis, ont coupe les routes et jete des projectiles sur les forces de securite, selon le bloggeur Maher Zid, precisant que les affrontements ont eclate apres qu'une voiture de la police a renverse un garcon avant de prendre la fuite.