Definition for Ghost (-s)

ghost (-s), n. [OE gast; see ghastly, adj.; see Holy Ghost, proper n.]

  1. Spirit; disembodied person; essence of a deceased person.
  2. Phantom; specter; apparition that causes fear.
  3. Spirit of God; third member of the Godhead.
  4. Ancestor; predecessor; previous inhabitant.
  5. Essence; intrinsic meaning.
  6. Wind; breeze; breath of air.

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