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Meaning of GEEST

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Geest\, n. [Cf. LG. geest, geestland, sandy, dry and,
OFries. g[=e]st, g[=a]st, g[=e]stlond, g[=a]stlond, fr.
Fries. g[=a]st barren. Cf. {Geason}.]
Alluvial matter on the surface of land, not of recent origin.
--R. Jameson.

 

 

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