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Guest

Pronunciation: gĕst
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.) Any insect that lives in the nest of another without compulsion and usually not as a parasite.
v. t.1.To receive or entertain hospitably.
v. i.1.To be, or act the part of, a guest.
And tell me, best of princes, who he was
That guested here so late.
- Chapman.
Noun1.guest - a visitor to whom hospitality is extended
Synonyms: invitee
2.Guest - United States journalist (born in England) noted for his syndicated homey verse (1881-1959)
3.guest - a customer of a hotel or restaurant etc.
4.guest - (computer science) any computer that is hooked up to a computer network
Synonyms: client, node
Adj.1.guest - staying temporarily; "a visiting foreigner"; "guest conductor"
Synonyms: visiting

GUEST. A traveller who stays at an inn or tavern-with the consent of the keeper: Bac. Ab. Inns, C 5; 8 Co. 32. And if, after having taken lodgings at an inn, he leaves his horse there, and goes elsewhere to lodge, he is still to be considered a guest. But not if he merely leaves goods for which the landlord receives no compensation. 1 Salk. 888; 2 Lord Raym. 866; Cro. Jac. 188. The length of time a man is at an inn makes no difference, whether he stays a day, or a week, or a month, or longer, so always, that, though not strictly transient, he retains his character as a traveller. But if a person comes upon a special contract to board and sojourn at an inn, he is not in the sense of the law a guest, but a boarder. Bac. Ab. Inns, C. 5; Story, Bailm. Sec. 477.
     2. Innkeepers are generally liable for all goods belonging to the guest, brought within the inn. It is not necessary that the goods should have been in the special keeping of the innkeeper to male him liable. This rule is founded on principles of public utility, to which all private considerations ought to yield. 2 Kent, Com. 459; 1 Hayw. N. C. Rep. 40; 14 John. R. 175; Dig. 4, 9, 1. Vide 8 Barb. & Ald. 283; 4 Maule & Selw. 306; 1 Holt's N. P. 209; 1 Salk. 387; S. C. Carth. 417; 1 Bell's Com. 469 Dane's Ab. Index, h. t.; Yelv. 67, a; Smith's Leading Cases, 47; 8 Co. 32.

impermanent, temporary, visiting
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