gossoon

Related to gossoon: tanist, praties, prates

gossoon

(ɡɒˈsuːn)
n
Irish a boy, esp a servant boy
[C17: from Old French garçon]
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McCaskey, in a hushed voice, "the beautiful, little, trouble-making angel of a gossoon!"
When she began to dance, by way of showing the gossoons what she had seen in the fairy rings at night, the house broke into a prolonged uproar.
'Sending gossoons to be made oul' mollies of': Rule 127(b) and the feminisation of teaching in Ireland.