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n. pl. gar·çons (-sôN′)
A waiter.

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


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



n., pl. -çons (-ˈsɔ̃)
References in classic literature ?
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.
Sais-tu, mon garcon, although you are a tutor, you ought to have been born a prince.
C' est bien pour un garcon de rein comme cet individu dont vous avez fait un ami, mais pas pour vous, pas pour vous.
And, 'fore God, you are a better man than I take you for if you can lay me on my back, mon garcon.
George came to dinner--a repast en garcon with Captain Crawley.
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.
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}
8195;PASSING -- Washington, Griffin III 11-19-0-106, Garcon 0-1-0-0.
From Montreal, the Garcon family and their friends had everything they needed to celebrate Canada Day while overseas.
NFL PIERRE GARCON proved worth the wait for the patient Washington Redskins, writes Phil Agius.