from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. Obsolete To frighten; scare.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To frighten
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To make aghast; to frighten; to terrify. See aghast.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Middle English form of ghost.
- To terrify; frighten; strike aghast.
It was what they call a gast-rolle night at the Royal Grand
It was what they call a gast-rolle night at the Royal Grand Ducal
Other English words that follow this odd convention include guide (from Old French guider), guest (interestingly from Old French jest, although there's also an older German word gast, and the two managed to somehow combine).
Even with that $30 gast tax relief, that still a lot of coupons to clip.
These crazy employers no know say people don dey old so, they gast raise our pay, BASTARDS!
Bloggers it is a manner of orientation most of our parents are difficult but we still manage them therefore if one individual decides to play hardball with a group of people for four years then dem gast take am be that.
At this point, the reader's gast is so flabbered that she can only gape in amazement when the novelist finally remembers...the plot!
Mountjoy here today doing the old 2+2=5 shuffle on jobs, benefits and gast arbeiters unintentionally says it all in a comment at LDV - it would be political opportunism of the worst kind:
To quote Lord Frankie of Howerd, "my gast has never been so flabbered."
They dine at gast haüse, and sleep in the independence of a separate lodging.