-est (?). [AS. -ost, -est; akin to G. -est, -ist, Icel. -astr, -str, Goth. -ists, -sts, Skr. -ishha.]
A suffix used to form the superlative of adjectives and adverbs; as, smoothest; earl(y)iest.
© Webster 1913.
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