GEST, noun [Latin gestum, from gero, to carry, to do.]
1. A deed, action or achievement.
2. Show; representation.
3. A state in travelling; so much of a journey as is made without resting; or properly, a rest; a stop.
4. A roll or journal of the several days and stages prefixed, in the journeys of the English kings, many of which are extant in the herald's office.