gast

verb
\ ˈgast How to pronounce gast (audio) \
gasted; gasting; gasts

Definition of gast

transitive verb

obsolete
: scare gasted by the noise I made, full suddenly he fled— William Shakespeare

First Known Use of gast

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gast

Middle English, from gast, gost ghost — more at ghost

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“Gast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gast. Accessed 26 Feb. 2021.

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