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GUEST, noun gest. [Latin visito; Eng. visit.]

1. A stranger; one who comes from a distance, and takes lodgings at a place, either for a night or for a longer time.

2. A visitor; a stranger or friend, entertained in the house or at the table of another, whether by invitation or otherwise.

The wedding was furnished with guests. Matthew 22:10.

GUEST'-CHAMBER, noun An apartment appropriated to the entertainment of guests. Mark 14:1.

GUEST'-RITE, noun Office due to a guest


GUESS'-ROPE, noun A rope to tow with, or to make fast a boat.