gest "famous deed, exploit; story, romance," c.1300, from O.Fr. geste "action, exploit, romance, history (of celebrated people or actions)," from L. gesta "actions, exploits, deeds, achievements," neut. pl. of gestus, pp. of gerere "to carry on, wage, perform." Cf. JEST (Cf. jest).

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  • gest. — gest. 〈; Abk. für〉 gestorben * * * gest. = gestorben (Zeichen: †). * * * gest. = gestorben (Zeichen: ✝) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Gest — Gest, n. [Cf. {Gist} a resting place.] [1913 Webster] 1. A stage in traveling; a stop for rest or lodging in a journey or progress; a rest. [Obs.] Kersey. [1913 Webster] 2. A roll recting the several stages arranged for a royal progress. Many of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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