What does the word gourmet mean?

Usage examples for gourmet

  1. Thus it is that during the middle of November there is no regular flight, but a kind of circulation, of woodcocks, perambulating from the lower to the higher regions, and the gourmet and the sportsman fail not to stop them on their way. – Le Morvan, [A District of France,] Its Wild Sports, Vineyards and Forests; with Legends, Antiquities, Rural and Local Sketches by Henri de Crignelle
  2. " The Bay Gourmet," Scotty remembered. – The Flying Stingaree by Harold Leland Goodwin