Geest (?), n. [Cf. LG. geest, geestland, sandy, dry and, OFries. g&emac;st, g&amac;st, g&emac;stlond, g&amac;stlond, fr. Fries. g&amac;st barren. Cf. Geason.]

Alluvial matter on the surface of land, not of recent origin.

R. Jameson.

 

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