One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(in Spanish-speaking regions) a male servant or attendant.
attendant, retainerView synonyms
- ‘In such cases the outsider typically is a young man who moved into San Pedro to work as a mozo for a Pedrano family with sizable land holdings.’
- ‘One advertisement from 1922 announced the sale of '5000 acres and many mozos colonos who will travel to work on other plantations'. (Mozos colonos were indebted labourers.)’
- ‘It was not long before he found service as a mozo in the family of a wealthy Spaniard, by whom he was taught to read and write.’
Spanish, literally ‘boy’.
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