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 Geste or Gest (g soft).Get, Got. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Get (To).
 
To gain; to procure; to obtain.   1
       
“Get wealth and place, if possible with grace;
If not, by any means get wealth and place.”
   Horace (Satires) says:—“Rem facis, recte si possis; si non, rem facis.”   2
 


 Geste or Gest (g soft).Get, Got. 

 
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