Geat

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noun \ˈgēt, ˈgā-ət, OE ˈyaət\

Definition of Geat

  1. :  a member of a Scandinavian people of southern Sweden to which the legendary hero Beowulf belonged

Geatish

play \ˈgē-tish, ˈgā-, OE ˈyaə-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of geat

Old English Gēat


First Known Use: before 12th century


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