GHOST, noun [See Ghastly.]
1. Spirit; the soul of man.
In this sense seldom used. But hence,
2. The soul of a deceased person; the soul or spirit separate from the body; an apparition.
The mighty ghosts of our great Harrys rose.
To give up the ghost is to die; to yield up the breath or spirit; to expire.
The Holy ghost is the third person in the adorable Trinity.
GHOST, verb intransitive To die; to expire.
GHOST, verb transitive To haunt with an apparition.