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Gascoigne

[gas-koin] /ˈgæs kɔɪn/
noun
1.
George, 1525?–77, English poet.
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  • Jack had no one to confide in but Gascoigne, a fellow-midshipman; and although Gascoigne thought it was excessively infra dig.

  • Gascoigne, see to the swords with his lordship's friend there.

    The Lion's Skin Rafael Sabatini
  • At a small common table in the centre of the room sat Gascoigne's judge, with the same cold face, only darkened now by a frown.

  • But then,” replied Gascoigne, delighted at the idea, “how are they to fire?

    Mr. Midshipman Easy Captain Frederick Marryat
  • Jack wished to be left to his own thoughts, and Gascoigne perceived it.

    Mr. Midshipman Easy Captain Frederick Marryat
  • The man lay on his side; Gascoigne turned him over, and found that he was dead.

    Mr. Midshipman Easy Captain Frederick Marryat
  • Gascoigne holds an interesting place in the literature of the time.

    Great Ralegh Hugh De Selincourt
  • He cares for nothing,” thought Gascoigne; “he appears to have no idea of danger.

    Mr. Midshipman Easy Captain Frederick Marryat
  • The king of England demanded to haue all the lands restored to him in Gascoigne and Guien cléerelie exempt of all resorts.

  • And away dashed Jack towards the house, followed by Gascoigne.

    Mr. Midshipman Easy Captain Frederick Marryat
British Dictionary definitions for Gascoigne

Gascoigne

/ˈɡæskɔɪn/
noun
1.
Paul, known as Gazza. born 1967, English footballer: won 57 caps for England (1988–98); his clubs included Newcastle United, Tottenham Hotspur, Lazio, and Rangers
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