a story or tale.
a deed or exploit.
Archaic. a metrical romance or history.
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How to use gest in a sentence
Minnelli then countersued, claiming gest stole up to $2 million from her while they were together.
gest was terribly fatigued, but there was no choice but either to brace himself or be dragged down to the rocks.Grettir The Strong | Unknown
gest said: "You have declared and spoken well; if you go not back upon it, I will not delay to show that of which I am capable."Grettir The Strong | Unknown
A gest is sumthin that is sharp enuff to be notised, and not rude enuff tu be resented.Josh Billings, Hiz Sayings | Henry Wheeler Shaw
After that gest gave Thangbrand good gifts, and he fared back south.The story of Burnt Njal | Anonymous
Then Thangbrand baptised gest and all his house and many others.The story of Burnt Njal | Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for gest
a notable deed or exploit
a tale of adventure or romance, esp in verse: See also chanson de geste
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