Definition of Gists

1. Noun. (rare) (plural of gist) ¹



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Definition of Gists

1. gist [n] - See also: gist

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gists

gished
gishes
gisle
gisles
gism
gismo
gismondine
gismondines
gismondite
gismos
gisms
gismu
gissa
gist
gisting
gists (current term)
git
git-go
git along
gitalin
gitana
gitanas
gitano
gitanos
gitch
gite
gites
gith
githagism
gitoformate

Literary usage of Gists

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"Whether allied to ' cumba ' or not, I have my doubts. gists,— yourself, I believe, among the rest 'Capella' (Anglice, ' Chapel,') is derived, I suspect, ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"... has also been revived, and con- gists of an hereditary lord warden together with four ver- derers, elected by freeholder» of the county. ..."

3. The Treasury of Botany: A Popular Dictionary of the Vegetable Kingdom; with by John Lindley (1866)
"... but instead of a marginal cup, as in that genus, the involucre con- gists of the two valves lying flat in otó plane of the frond ; the veins are free. ..."

4. The Book of Chicagoans: A Biographical Dictionary of Leading Living Men of by John W. Leonard (1905)
"... 1878-82; In 1882 entered Pharmaceutical Assn., Chicago Veteran Drug- employ of RT Wilson & Co., of New York, gists' Assn. Club: Woodlawn Park. ..."

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