gest


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gest \Gest\, n. [OF. geste exploit. See Jest.]
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   1. Something done or achieved; a deed or an action; an
      adventure. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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   2. An action represented in sports, plays, or on the stage;
      show; ceremony. [Obs.] --Mede.
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   3. A tale of achievements or adventures; a stock story.
      [Obs.] --Chaucer. Spenser.
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   4. Gesture; bearing; deportment. [Archaic]
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            Through his heroic grace and honorable gest.
                                                  --Spenser.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gest \Gest\, n. [Cf. Gist a resting place.]
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   1. A stage in traveling; a stop for rest or lodging in a
      journey or progress; a rest. [Obs.] --Kersey.
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   2. A roll recting the several stages arranged for a royal
      progress. Many of them are extant in the herald's office.
      [Obs.] --Hanmer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gest \Gest\, n.
   A guest. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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