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- n. A reciter of gests or legendary tales.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A reciter of gests or legendary tales; a story-teller.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A story-teller; a narrator of exploits or adventures.
The spun-out, dreary poems which now make such difficult reading are infinitely more entertaining when read aloud: the voice gives life and character to a humdrum narrative, and the gestour would know how to make the best of incidents which he knew from experience to be specially interesting to an audience.