Gast definition

găst
Frequency:
To frighten; scare.
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(obsolete) To frighten.

And be not so a-gast, for shame! "”Geoffrey Chaucer, The House of Fame.

Or whether gasted by the noise I made, full suddenly he fled. "”William Shakespeare, King Lear.

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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of gast - ghast

Origin of gast

  • Middle English gasten from Old English gǣstan from gāst ghost

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English gasten, from Old English gÇ£stan.

    From Wiktionary