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Definition: great swift
(g[=o]st), n. [OE. gast, gost, soul, spirit, AS.
g[=a]st breath, spirit, soul; akin to OS. g[=e]st spirit,
soul, D. geest, G. geist, and prob. to E. gaze, ghastly.]
1. The spirit; the soul of man. [Obs.]
Then gives her grieved ghost thus to lament.
2. The disembodied soul; the soul or spirit of a deceased
person; a spirit appearing after death; an apparition; a
The mighty ghosts of our great Harrys rose. --Shak.
I thought that I had died in sleep,
And was a blessed ghost. --Coleridge.
3. Any faint shadowy semblance; an unsubstantial image; a
phantom; a glimmering; as, not a ghost of a chance; the
ghost of an idea.
Each separate dying ember wrought its ghost upon the
4. A false image formed in a telescope by reflection from the
surfaces of one or more lenses.
(Zo["o]l.), a large European moth (Hepialus humuli
); so called from the white color of the male, and
the peculiar hovering flight; -- called also great swift
, the Holy Spirit; the Paraclete; the Comforter;
(Theol.) the third person in the Trinity.
To give up the ghost
or To yield up the ghost
, to die; to
And he gave up the ghost full softly. --Chaucer.
Jacob . . . yielded up the ghost, and was gathered
unto his people. --Gen. xlix.