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A member of an ancient Germanic people of southern Sweden conquered by the Swedes in the sixth century ad .
Alternative Form of geat - git
Other Word Forms
Origin of geat
- Old English Gēat
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- See gate.