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gascoyne

n. (obsolete form of gaskin English) (item of clothing)

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Gascoyne, ND -- U.S. city in North Dakota
Population (2000): 23
Housing Units (2000): 15
Land area (2000): 0.987340 sq. miles (2.557200 sq. km)
Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
Total area (2000): 0.987340 sq. miles (2.557200 sq. km)
FIPS code: 29540
Located within: North Dakota (ND), FIPS 38
Location: 46.118380 N, 103.081202 W
ZIP Codes (1990): 58653
Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
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Gascoyne

The Gascoyne region is one of the nine administrative regions of Western Australia. It is located in the north west of Western Australia, and consists of the local government areas of Carnarvon, Exmouth, Shark Bay and Upper Gascoyne. The Gascoyne has about 600 km of Indian Ocean coastline; extends inland about 500 km; and has an area of 138,000 km² (including islands).

Gascoyne (disambiguation)

Gascoyne may refer to:

Gascoyne (biogeographic region)

Gascoyne is an interim Australian bioregion located in Western Australia and part of the Mulga shrublands ecoregion, as assessed by the World Wildlife Fund.

Gascoyne (surname)

Gascoyne is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

  • David Gascoyne
  • Mike Gascoyne
  • Chris Gascoyne
  • Thomas Gascoyne

Usage examples of "gascoyne".

He glanced around, and seeing Gascoyne, who had drawn near, beckoned to him.

Myles and Gascoyne were engaged in defending the passage-way between their two cots against the attack of three other lads, and Myles held his sheepskin coverlet rolled up into a ball and balanced in his hand, ready for launching at the head of one of the others so soon as it should rise from behind the shelter of a cot.

Then he hurried after Gascoyne, frowzy, half-dressed, and even yet only half-awake.

It was not until he was fairly out into the fresh air and saw Gascoyne filling the three leathern buckets at the tank, that he fully awakened to the fact that he was actually doing that hateful service for the bachelors which he had protested he would sooner die than render.

Matters might have come to a crisis, only that Gascoyne and Wilkes dragged their friend away before he had opportunity to answer.

It seemed to him that Gascoyne added the last bitter twang to his unpleasant feelings when, half an hour later, they marched with the others to chapel.

He had felt himself already outrated in rendering service to the bachelors, he had quarrelled with the head of the esquires, he had nearly quarrelled with Gascoyne, and then had come the bitterest and worst of all, the knowledge that his father was an outlaw, and that the Earl would not stretch out a hand to aid him or to give him any countenance.

As the older lad advanced, Gascoyne stepped between him and his victim.

Then Gascoyne dodged behind the others, and, without being seen, slipped out of the room for help.

Such a hiding-place as would have filled the heart of almost any boy with sweet delight Myles and Gascoyne found one summer afternoon.

The next day Myles had the armorer make him a score of large spikes, which he and Gascoyne drove between the ivy branches and into the cement of the wall, and so made a safe passageway by which to reach the window niche in the wall.

Myles was replete with old Latin gestes, fables, and sermons picked up during his school life, in those intervals of his more serious studies when Prior Edward had permitted him to browse in the greener pastures of the Gesta Romanorum and the Disciplina Clericalis of the monastery library, and Gascoyne was never weary of hearing him tell those marvellous stories culled from the crabbed Latin of the old manuscript volumes.

He stopped abruptly, and Gascoyne, looking askance at him, saw that his eyes were full of tears, whereupon he turned his looks away again quickly, and fell to shooting pebbles out through the open window with his finger and thumb.

So one day he broached a matter to Gascoyne that had for some time been digesting in his mind.

Then Gascoyne yielded at once, as he always did when his friend lost his temper, and having once assented to it, entered into the scheme heart and soul.