gaite

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb gaitier

Noun[edit]

gaite m (oblique plural gaites, nominative singular gaites, nominative plural gaite)

  1. watchman; guard
    • circa 1200, author unknown, Aucassin et Nicolette
      Li gaites fu mout vaillains
      The watchman was very brave

Verb[edit]

gaite

  1. third-person singular present indicative of gaitier