• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Gastly See Ghastful Ghastly.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • gastly The earlier and more proper spellings of ghastly and ghastness.
    • gastly A simplified spelling of ghastly.
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In literature:

Gast, his hairdresser, was making him up for the character of Richard III.
"Richard Carvel, Complete" by Winston Churchill
As to Mrs. Gast, I should be glad to know what I would refuse to a sister of yours.
"The Diary and Letters of Madame D'Arblay, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by Fanny Burney
Too late for Lady Conway's party was the similar disturbance at Gast's house of Little Burton June, 1677.
"Cock Lane and Common-Sense" by Andrew Lang
II.i.57 (363,7) gasted] Frighted.
"Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies" by Samuel Johnson
Vat de gut zperets zend, gast not out!
"Heralds of Empire" by Agnes C. Laut
The two cubs of Gast Rhymi, Gwyddrud and Gwyddneu Astrus.
"The Mabinogion Vol. 2 (of 3)"
Juve and Doctor Gast were talking in low tones in the dining-room adjoining the bedroom.
"A Royal Prisoner" by Pierre Souvestre
But what good is it, what can we do when our cayuses are so dod-gasted tired that they can't catch a tumble bug?
"The Orphan" by Clarence E. Mulford
The later poems are attributed to two persons, called Luce de Gast and Helie de Borron.
"A Short History of French Literature" by George Saintsbury
And you are sure that Du Gast came?
"Marguerite de Valois" by Alexandre Dumas
Why, you dod-gasted idiot, you nincompoop, you cuckoo, you chicken head!
"The Haunted Pajamas" by Francis Perry Elliott
Her name was Gast Rhymhi, and she had two cubs while a wolf-bitch, with which she dwelt in a cave.
"British Goblins" by Wirt Sikes
GAST (Madame C. Crespin du), 12 Rue Levoux, Paris.
"Jane's All the World's Aircraft" by Various
Others mention the Marquis del Vasto, whom we call du Gast.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 4 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Don't you know that this whole dod-gasted train has fallen through the trestle?
"From Pillar to Post" by John Kendrick Bangs
It first takes a medial vowel between the two words of the compound, and becomes Pend-e-gast.
"Surnames as a Science" by Robert Ferguson
Eft, we gelyfadh thaet se Halga Gast is aegdher ge dhaes Faeder ge dhaes Suna Gast.
"The Homilies of the Anglo-Saxon Church" by Ælfric
Vsa gast nis navt Wr.aldas gast, hi is therfon allena en afskinsle.
"The Oera Linda Book" by Anonymous

In poetry:

Southward with fleet of ice
Sailed the corsair Death;
Wild and gast blew the blast,
And the east-wind was his breath.
"By The Seaside : Sir Humphrey Gilbert" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
No objects there the eye e'er sees,
But gastly ghosts of all degrees,
And wretched souls that ever weep,
In this unfathomable deep.
"The Complaint And The Advice Of Dives, To His Five Brethren, (Part 2­), Or A Description Of Hell, An" by Rees Prichard
No place so safe, so private, can be found,
Where Death will not his gastly visage show,
His dart still meditates the secret wound:
O, let us then be ready for the blow!
"A Memento Mori -- Or Remember Death" by Rees Prichard
He cried: 'Say, folks, oh, did ye hear the big blow-out I made?
It scared me stiff - I hope you-uns was not too much afraid?
But now I best be crawlin' out o' this dog-gasted wet….
For what I aim to figger out is——WHAT THE HECK I ET?'
"The Three Bares" by Robert W Service

In news:

On Jan 20, 1936, he married Alice Gast at St Paul's Catholic Church in Valparaiso.
8450 Gast Pl Apt 337, Saint Louis, MO 63147.
Frederick Gast , 77, North Huntingdon.
NORTH HUNTINGDON — Frederick Gast , 77, of North Huntingdon, passed away on Wednesday, Nov 21, 2012.
Gast , Extension program educator II, Horticulture, Natural Resources, Energy, agriculture programs assistant, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Franklin County, 355 West Main St, Suite 150, Malone, 12953.
Redbirds pitcher John Gast learning how to win.
Since his midseason promotion to Memphis, Redbirds pitcher John Gast has been the beneficiary of superb run support.
Lyle Eugene Gast , age 83, of St Bonifacius passed away peacefully Wednesday, Jan 18, 2012, at the Golden LivingCenter in Delano.
MONROVIA Baren Gast -Bray had four goals and Brady Zier two goals and an assist to lead Monrovia to a 9-1 victory over Broad Ripple in a nonconference soccer match Monday on the Bul.
Ron Galella and Leon Gast on "Smash His Camera".
Legendary paparazzo Ron Galella and Oscar-winning director Leon Gast discuss the documentary "Smash His Camera," which chronicles Galella's career as a notorious guerrilla photographer.
From Katarina Höije and Phil Gast, CNN.
Smash His Camera Directed by Leon Gast Magnolia Pictures Opens July 30, Cinema Village.
She was born Nov 1, 1921, in Waconia, the daughter of Otto and Lydia (Splettstoesser) Gast.
Marvin Fong / The Plain Dealer Tyler Gast, 8, left, and brother Carter, 6, would seem to agree that the Cavaliers should not honor LeBron James by retiring his No 23 jersey.

In science:

Gast, Volker, Daniel Hole, Ekkehard König, Peter Siemund and Stephan Töpper. 2007.
The emerging field of language dynamics
In [GH12] Gast and Hauptmann construct an approximation algorithm for the Minimum Vertex Cover Problem (Min-VC) with an expected approximation ratio of 2 − f (β ) for random PLG in the ACL-model, where f (β ) is a strictly positive function of the model parameter β .
Improved Approximation Lower Bounds for Vertex Cover on Power Law Graphs and Some Generalizations