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gas·con·ade /ˌgæskəˈneɪd/ noun, verb, –ad·ed, –ad·ing.
1. extravagant boasting; boastful talk.
-verb (used without object)
2. to boast extravagantly; bluster.

[Origin: 1700-10; < F gasconnade, deriv. of gasconner to boast, chatter. See Gascon, -ade]

-Related forms
gas·con·ad·er, noun

Source: Dictionary.com.

a cock began his relentless morning gasconade.

Source: Von Bek, ‘The City in the Autumn Stars’, Michael Moorcock.

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