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geest


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Geest  \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.