noun Date: 14th century obsolete fright, terror

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Gastness — Gast ness, n. See {Ghastness}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gastness — /gast nis/, n. Obs. terror or fright. [1350 1400; ME gastnes(se), equiv. to gast (ptp. of gasten GAST) + nes NESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • gastness — noun ( es) Etymology: Middle English gastnesse, from gast afraid (from past participle of gasten to frighten) + nesse ness more at gast obsolete : fright …   Useful english dictionary

  • English words first attested in Chaucer — Contents 1 Etymology 2 List 2.1 Canterbury Tales General Prologue …   Wikipedia

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