(Get"ter) n. One who gets, gains, obtains, acquires, begets, or procreates.
(Get"ter*up`), n. One who contrives, makes, or arranges for, anything, as a book, a machine,
A diligent getter-up of miscellaneous works.W. Irving.
1. The act of obtaining or acquiring; acquisition.
With all thy getting, get understanding.Prov. iv. 7.
2. That which is got or obtained; gain; profit.
(Get"-up) n. General composition or structure; manner in which the parts of a thing are combined; make-
up; style of dress, etc. [Colloq.] H. Kingsley.
(Gew"gaw) n. [OE. gigawe, gugawe, gewgaude, prob. the same word as OE. givegove
gewgaw, apparently a reduplicated form fr. AS. gifan to give; cf. also F. joujou plaything, and E. gaud,
n. See Give, and cf. Giffgaff.] A showy trifle; a toy; a splendid plaything; a pretty but worthless bauble.
A heavy gewgaw called a crown.Dryden.
(Gew"gaw), a. Showy; unreal; pretentious.
Seeing his gewgaw castle shine.Tennyson.
(Gey"ser) n. [Icel. geysir, fr. geysa to rush furiously, fr. gjosa to gush. Cf. Gush.] A boiling
spring which throws forth at frequent intervals jets of water, mud, etc., driven up by the expansive power
Geysers were first known in Iceland, and later in New Zealand. In the Yellowstone region in the United
States they are numerous, and some of them very powerful, throwing jets of boiling water and steam to
a height of 200 feet. They are grouped in several areas called geyser basins. The mineral matter, or
geyserite, with which geyser water is charged, forms geyser cones about the orifice, often of great size
(Gey"ser*ite) n. [From Geyser.] (Min.) A loose hydrated form of silica, a variety of opal,
deposited in concretionary cauliflowerlike masses, around some hot springs and geysers.
(||Ghar"ry) n. [Hind. gai.] Any wheeled cart or carriage. [India]
(Ghast) v. t. [OE. gasten. See Ghastly, a.] To strike aghast; to affright. [Obs.]
Ghasted by the noise I made.Shak.
Full suddenly he fled.
(Ghast"ful) a. [See Ghastly, a.] Fit to make one aghast; dismal. [Obs.] Ghast"ful*ly,
(Ghast"li*ness) n. The state of being ghastly; a deathlike look.
(Ghast"ly) a. [Compar. Ghastlier ; superl. Ghastliest.] [OE. gastlich, gastli, fearful, causing
fear, fr. gasten to terrify, AS. gæstan. Cf. Aghast, Gast, Gaze, Ghostly.]