A gesture or action.
A story or adventure; a verse or prose romance.
Origin: From geste.
something done or achieved; a deed or an action; an adventure
an action represented in sports, plays, or on the stage; show; ceremony
a tale of achievements or adventures; a stock story
gesture; bearing; deportment
a stage in traveling; a stop for rest or lodging in a journey or progress; a rest
a roll recting the several stages arranged for a royal progress. Many of them are extant in the herald's office
Origin: [OF. geste exploit. See Jest.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jest, n. (Shak.). Same as Gist.
jest, n. an exploit: demeanour, bearing: a tale of adventure, a romance.—Gesta Romanorum ('deeds of the Romans'), the title of a collection of short stories and legends in Latin, with moralisations appended, which probably took its present form in England about the beginning of the 14th century. [L. gesta, things done—gerĕre, gestum, to bear.]
The numerical value of gest in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of gest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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