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Definition of "gast" [gast]

  • Obsolete To frighten; scare. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "gast" in a sentence
  • "It was what they call a gast-rolle night at the Royal Grand"
  • "It was what they call a gast-rolle night at the Royal Grand Ducal"
  • "Other English words that follow this odd convention include guide (from Old French guider), guest (interestingly from Old French jest, although there's also an older German word gast, and the two managed to somehow combine)."