- an area of sandy heathland in N Germany and adjacent areas
C19: Low German Geest dry soil
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Examples from the Web for geest
He took the Geest gun from his pocket, hefted it in his hand.
There are a hundred more likely ways in which a Geest gun could have got to Roye.
The view that the word was suggested by the Dutch geest, spirit, is consequently erroneous.
A Danish author has worked out the facts in certain localities (Geest).The Romance of Plant Life
G. F. Scott Elliot
And probably only she and you and I know there's a Geest gun among the things—William's cronies all passed away before he did.