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- Present participle of gist.
gisting (plural gistings)
Michael Arnold Williams, Researching local history: the human journey, page 64:
- Currently almost every paper seems to feel that its readers ought to be interested in the newspaper's own comments on the news, while of the news itself the reader would want merely some gistings or highlights […]
gisting f (plural gistingen)
- a night's lodging
- biðjast gistingar (to ask to stay for the night, to ask for a bed for the night)