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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 guest /ˈgɛst/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Guest n.
 1. A visitor; a person received and entertained in one's house or at one's table; a visitor entertained without pay.
    To cheer his guests, whom he had stayed that night.   --Spenser.
 True friendship's laws are by this rule exprest.
 Welcome the coming, speed the parting guest.   --Pope.
 2. A lodger or a boarder at a hotel, lodging house, or boarding house.
 3. Zool. (a) Any insect that lives in the nest of another without compulsion and usually not as a parasite. (b) An inquiline.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Guest v. t. To receive or entertain hospitably. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Guest, v. i. To be, or act the part of, a guest. [Obs.]
 And tell me, best of princes, who he was
 That guested here so late.   --Chapman.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : staying temporarily; "a visiting foreigner"; "guest
            conductor" [syn: visiting, guest(a)]
      n 1: a visitor to whom hospitality is extended [syn: invitee]
      2: United States journalist (born in England) noted for his
         syndicated homey verse (1881-1959) [syn: Edgar Guest, Edgar
         Albert Guest]
      3: a customer of a hotel or restaurant etc.
      4: (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a
         computer network [syn: node, client]