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 for guest
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Guest \Guest\, v. t.
     To receive or entertain hospitably. [Obs.] --Sylvester.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Guest \Guest\, v. i.
     To be, or act the part of, a guest. [Obs.]
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           And tell me, best of princes, who he was
           That guested here so late.               --Chapman.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Guest \Guest\ (g[e^]st), n. [OE. gest, AS. g[ae]st, gest; akin
     to OS., D., & G. gast, Icel. gestr, Sw. g[aum]st, Dan.
     Gj[aum]st, Goth. gasts, Russ. goste, and to L. hostis enemy,
     stranger; the meaning stranger is the older one, but the root
     is unknown. Cf. Host an army, Hostile.]
     1. A visitor; a person received and entertained in one's
        house or at one's table; a visitor entertained without
        pay.
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              To cheer his guests, whom he had stayed that night.
                                                    --Spenser.
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              True friendship's laws are by this rule exprest.
              Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest. --Pope.
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     2. A lodger or a boarder at a hotel, lodging house, or
        boarding house.
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     3. (Zool.)
        (a) Any insect that lives in the nest of another without
            compulsion and usually not as a parasite.
        (b) An inquiline.
            [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  guest
      n 1: a visitor to whom hospitality is extended [syn: guest,
           invitee]
      2: United States journalist (born in England) noted for his
         syndicated homey verse (1881-1959) [syn: Guest, Edgar
         Guest, Edgar Albert Guest]
      3: a customer of a hotel or restaurant etc.
      4: (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a
         computer network [syn: node, client, guest]

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