dict.org

The DICT Development Group


Search for:
Search type:
Database:

Database copyright information
Server information
Wiki: Resources, links, and other information


5 definitions found
 for Gest
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gest \Gest\, n. [OF. geste exploit. See Jest.]
     [1913 Webster]
     1. Something done or achieved; a deed or an action; an
        adventure. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. An action represented in sports, plays, or on the stage;
        show; ceremony. [Obs.] --Mede.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. A tale of achievements or adventures; a stock story.
        [Obs.] --Chaucer. Spenser.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     4. Gesture; bearing; deportment. [Archaic]
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Through his heroic grace and honorable gest.
                                                    --Spenser.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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 them are extant in the herald's office.
        [Obs.] --Hanmer.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gest \Gest\, n.
     A guest. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
     [1913 Webster]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  85 Moby Thesaurus words for "gest":
     Marchen, Western, Western story, Westerner, accomplished fact,
     accomplishment, achievement, act, acta, action, adventure,
     adventure story, allegory, apologue, aristeia, bedtime story, blow,
     bold stroke, coup, dealings, deed, detective story, doing, doings,
     effort, emprise, endeavor, enterprise, exploit, fable, fabliau,
     fairy tale, fait accompli, fantasy, feat, fiction, folk story,
     folktale, ghost story, go, hand, handiwork, heroic act,
     horse opera, job, legend, love story, maneuver, measure, move,
     mystery, mystery story, myth, mythology, mythos, nursery tale,
     operation, overt act, parable, passage, performance, proceeding,
     production, res gestae, romance, science fiction, shocker,
     space fiction, space opera, step, stroke, stunt, suspense story,
     thing, thing done, thriller, tour de force, transaction, turn,
     undertaking, venture, whodunit, work, work of fiction, works
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  Generic Expert System Tool
  GEST
  
      (GEST) An expert system shell for
     Symbolics Lisp machine, with frames, forward chaining,
     backward chaining and fuzzy logic; written by John
     Gilmore(?) at GA Tech.
  
     Latest version: 4.0, as of 1995-04-16.
  
     ftp://ftp.gatech.edu/pub/ai/gest.tar.Z)">(ftp://ftp.gatech.edu/pub/ai/gest.tar.Z).
  
     (1995-04-16)
  

Questions or comments about this site? Contact webmaster@dict.org