geste

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To tell stories or gests
{i} story, tale; deed, act; behavior; gesture
Variant of gest
beau geste
A gracious gesture, noble in form but often futile or meaningless in substance
gest
A gesture or action

They did obeysaunce, as beseemed right, / And then againe returned to their restes: / The Porter eke to her did lout with humble gestes.

gest
A story or adventure; a verse or prose romance
gest
{n} a list of stages in travelling, show, story
beau geste
(plural beaux gestes pronunciation same) a noble and generous act
beau geste
a gracious (but usually meaningless) gesture
chanson de geste
The most famous one is the Chanson de Roland
chanson de geste
Any of several Old French epic poems that form the core of the Charlemagne legends. More than 80 chansons de geste have survived in 12th-to 15th-century manuscripts. Dealing chiefly with events of the 8th-9th century, they contain a core of historical truth overlain with legend. Most are anonymous. The Chanson de Roland was the formative influence on later chansons de geste, which in turn influenced literature throughout Europe
chanson de geste
Old French epic poems
chanson de geste
Any Old French epic poem having for its subject events or exploits of early French history, real or legendary, and written originally in assonant verse of ten or twelve syllables
gest
Many of them are extant in the herald's office
gest
{i} adventure; tale of adventures; prose romance; action or achievement
gest
An action represented in sports, plays, or on the stage; show; ceremony
gest
Gesture; bearing; deportment
gest
A stage in traveling; a stop for rest or lodging in a journey or progress; a rest
gest
Something done or achieved; a deed or an action; an adventure
gest
A guest
gest
A roll recting the several stages arranged for a royal progress
gest
A tale of achievements or adventures; a stock story
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