gist
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gist
Take here gæst, gest, giest, gyst in Dict., and add Gast hospes, Wrt. Voc. ii. 43, 37. I. a stranger Gest ic wæs hospes eram, Mt. L. 25, 36, 43, 44. Ne aron gié gestas . . . ah gié aron burgwaro háligra non estis hospites . . . sed estis cives sanctorum, Rtl. 82, 30. II. a guest, one who is entertained at another's house Si tertia nocte hospitatus fuerit . . . habeat eum ad rectum tanquam de propria familia, quod Anglice dicitur: 'Twá niht gest, þridde niht ágen héwe,' Ll. Lbmn. 648, 21. Gystes hospites, R. Ben. I. 94, 5.
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