Gest


Gest
Gest Gest, n. [OF. geste exploit. See {Jest}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Something done or achieved; a deed or an action; an adventure. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

2. An action represented in sports, plays, or on the stage; show; ceremony. [Obs.] --Mede. [1913 Webster]

3. A tale of achievements or adventures; a stock story. [Obs.] --Chaucer. Spenser. [1913 Webster]

4. Gesture; bearing; deportment. [Archaic] [1913 Webster]

Through his heroic grace and honorable gest. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.