(Gea"son) a. [OE. gesen, geson, rare, scanty, AS. gsne barren, wanting. Cf. Geest.] Rare; wonderful.
(Geat) n. [See Gate a door.] (Founding) The channel or spout through which molten metal runs
into a mold in casting. [Written also git, gate.]
(Ge`car*cin"i*an) n. [Gr. gh^ earth + karki`nos crab.] (Zoöl.) A land crab of the genus
Gecarcinus, or of allied genera.
(Geck) n. [D. gek fool, fop; akin to G. geck; cf. Icel. gikkr a pert, rude person.]
1. Scorn, derision, or contempt. [Prov. Eng.]
2. An object of scorn; a dupe; a gull. [Obs.]
To become the geck and scornShak.
O'the other's villainy.
(Geck), v. t. [Cf. OD. ghecken, G. gecken. See Geck, n.]
1. To deride; to scorn; to mock. [Prov. Eng.]
2. To cheat; trick, or gull. [Obs.] Johnson.
(Geck), v. i. To jeer; to show contempt. Sir W. Scott.
(Geck"o) n.; pl. Geckoes [Cf. F. & G. gecko; so called from the sound which the animal
utters.] (Zoöl.) Any lizard of the family Geckonidæ. The geckoes are small, carnivorous, mostly nocturnal
animals with large eyes and vertical, elliptical pupils. Their toes are generally expanded, and furnished
with adhesive disks, by which they can run over walls and ceilings. They are numerous in warm countries,
and a few species are found in Europe and the United States. See Wall gecko, Fanfoot.
(Geck*o"tian) n. (Zoöl.) A gecko.
(Ged, Gedd) n. The European pike.
(Gee) v. i. [imp. & p. p. Geed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Geeing.]
1. To agree; to harmonize. [Colloq. or Prov. Eng.] Forby.
2. [Cf. G. jü, interj., used in calling to a horse, It. giò, F. dia, used to turn a horse to the left.] To turn to
the off side, or from the driver (i.e., in the United States, to the right side); said of cattle, or a team; used
most frequently in the imperative, often with off, by drivers of oxen, in directing their teams, and opposed
to haw, or hoi. [Written also jee.]
In England, the teamster walks on the right-hand side of the cattle; in the United States, on the left-hand
side. In all cases, however, gee means to turn from the driver, and haw to turn toward him.
Gee ho, or Gee whoa. Same as Gee.