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- v. Alternative form of gast.
- adj. Having a ghastly appearance; weird.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To strike aghast; to affright.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as gast.
- Having a ghastly appearance; weird.
Variation of gast, from Middle English gasten, from Old English gāstan ("to meditate") and gǣstan ("to gast, frighten, afflict, torment"). More at gast. (Wiktionary)
Poetic abreviation of ghastly. (Wiktionary)