Definition of Gascon:
- "...After a Few Words...", Gordon Randall Garrett.
A Gascon captain serving in the States' army was his habitual antagonist in that game, and, although the stakes were but a crown a game, derived a steady income out of his gains, which were more than equal to his pay.- "The Life of John of Barneveld, 1609-15, Volume I.", John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: February 7, 2009.
And the other Henry, the Huguenot, the Bearnese, Henry of Bourbon, Henry of Navarre, the chieftain of the Gascon chivalry, the king errant, the hope and the darling of the oppressed Protestants in every land- of him it is scarce needful to say a single word.- "Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete", John Lothrop Motley.