Ges"ture, v. i. To make gestures;
The players . . . gestured not undecently
Ges"ture (?), n. [LL. gestura
mode of action, fr. L. gerere, gestum, to bear, behave,
perform, act. See Gest a deed.] 1. Manner
of carrying the body; position of the body or limbs; posture.
Accubation, or lying down at meals, was a
gesture used by many nations. Sir T.
2. A motion of the body or limbs expressive
of sentiment or passion; any action or posture intended to express an
idea or a passion, or to enforce or emphasize an argument, assertion,
Humble and reverent gestures.
Grace was in all her steps, heaven in her eye,
In every gesture dignity and love.
Ges"ture, v. t. [imp. & p.
p. Gestured (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
Gesturing.] To accompany or illustrate with gesture or
action; to gesticulate.
It is not orderly read, nor gestured as