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Webster 1913 Edition


Gestic

Ges′tic

,
Adj.
[See
Gest
a deed,
Gesture
.]
1.
Pertaining to deeds or feats of arms; legendary.
And the gay grandsire, skilled in
gestic
lore.
Goldsmith.
2.
Relating to bodily motion; consisting of gestures; – said especially with reference to dancing.
Carried away by the enthusiasm of the
gestic
art.
Sir W. Scott.

Webster 1828 Edition


Gestic

GES'TIC

,
Adj.
Pertaining to deeds; legendary.

Definition 2022


gestic

gestic

English

Adjective

gestic (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to deeds or feats of arms; legendary.
    And the gay grandsire, skilled in gestic lore. Goldsmith.
  2. Relating to bodily motion; consisting of gestures.
    Carried away by the enthusiasm of the gestic art [i.e. dancing]. Sir Walter Scott.

Translations

References

  1. gestic in Edmund Wenström, Erik Lindgren, Engelsk-svensk ordbok (1905)