One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The action of boasting extravagantly; swagger, gasconade.
That boasts or swaggers; characterized by gasconade.
Early 18th century; earliest use found in Supplement. From gasconade + -ing<br>early 18th century; earliest use found in Daniel Defoe (?1660–1731), writer and businessman. From gasconade + -ing.
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