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GUEST (a word common to Teutonic lang...

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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 673 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GUEST (a word common to Teutonic languages; cf. Ger. Gast, and Swed. gust; cognate with Lat. hostis, originally a stranger, hence enemy; cf. " host " ), one who receives hospitality in the house of another, his " host "; hence applied to a parasite.
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