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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Guest  \Guest\,  n.  (Zo["o]l.) 
  a  Any  insect  that  lives  in  the  nest  of  another  without 
  compulsion  and  usually  not  as  a  parasite. 
  b  An  inquiline. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Guest  \Guest\,  n.  [OE.  gest,  AS  g[ae]st,  gest;  akin  to  OS.,  D., 
  &  G.  gust,  Icel  gestr,  Sw  g["a]st,  Dan.  Gj["a]st,  Goth. 
  gast,  Russ.  goste,  and  to  L.  hostis  enemy,  stranger;  the 
  meaning  stranger  is  the  older  one  but  the  root  is  unknown. 
  Cf  {Host}  an  army,  {Hostile}.] 
  1.  A  visitor;  a  person  received  and  entertained  in  one's 
  house  or  at  one's  table;  a  visitor  entertained  without 
  pay 
 
  To  cheer  his  gueste,  whom  he  had  stayed  that  night. 
  --Spenser. 
 
  True  friendship's  laws  are  by  this  rule  exprest. 
  Welcome  the  coming,  speed  the  parting  guest.  --Pope. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Guest  \Guest\,  v.  t. 
  To  receive  or  entertain  hospitably.  [Obs.]  --Sylvester. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Guest  \Guest\,  v.  i. 
  To  be  or  act  the  part  of  a  guest.  [Obs.] 
 
  And  tell  me  best  of  princes,  who  he  was  That  guested 
  here  so  late.  --Chapman. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  guest 
  adj  :  staying  temporarily;  "a  visiting  foreigner";  "guest 
  conductor"  [syn:  {visiting},  {guest(a)}] 
  n  1:  a  visitor  to  whom  hospitality  is  extended  [syn:  {invitee}] 
  2:  a  customer  of  a  hotel  or  restaurant  etc 
  3:  (computer  science)  any  computer  that  is  hooked  up  to  a 
  computer  network  [syn:  {node},  {client}] 




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