Origin of gest
Examples from the Web for gest
Minnelli then countersued, claiming Gest stole up to $2 million from her while they were together.
Gest received the message well, and thought it a very manly offer, but said he must ride on now as he had purposed.
King Horn is a heroic poem or gest of 1546 lines dating from the 13th century.
Gest gave her a good welcome, and they began to talk together, both being wise and of ready speech.
Gest said he did not discover the family features of Olaf in any of these young men.
"Gentlemen," soothed Gest, as Chichester half rose from his chair.Mask of Death|Paul Ernst
British Dictionary definitions for gest
Word Origin for gest
Word Origin and History for gest
"famous deed, exploit; story, romance," c.1300, from Old French geste "action, exploit, romance, history (of celebrated people or actions)," from Latin gesta "actions, exploits, deeds, achievements," neuter plural of gestus, past participle of gerere "to carry on, wage, perform," of unknown origin. Cf. jest.