Ges*tic"u*late (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gesticulated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Gesticulating.] [L. gesticulatus, p. p. of gesticulari to gesticulate, fr. gesticulus a mimic gesture, gesticulation, dim. of gestus gesture, fr. gerere, gestum, to bear, carry, peform. See Gestic.]

To make gestures or motions, as in speaking; to use postures.

Sir T. Herbert.

 

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Ges*tic"u*late, v. t.

To represent by gesture; to act.

[R.]

B. Jonson.

 

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