- The definition of a gossoon is a boy, especially a servant.
An example of a gossoon is a boy who must tend to a master's needs.
gossoon definition by Webster's New World
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- a boy
- a servant boy
Origin of gossoonaltered ; from French garçon, boy, attendant ; from Old French gars: see gasket
gossoon definition by Wiktionary
Alteration of garsún, ultimately from Old French garçun.