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geste

[jest] /dʒɛst/
noun
1.
gest.
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gest

/dʒɛst/
noun (archaic)
1.
a notable deed or exploit
2.
a tale of adventure or romance, esp in verse See also chanson de geste
Word Origin
C14: from Old French, from Latin gesta deeds, from gerere to carry out
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