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gast

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verb (used with object) Obsolete.
  1. to terrify or frighten.
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Origin of gast

before 1000; Middle English gasten, Old English gǣstan
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Word Origin and History for gasted

gast

adj.

"animal which does not produce in season," 1729, an East Anglian dialect word, perhaps from Middle Dutch gast "barren soil."

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