Ges*ta"tion(?), n. [L. gestatio a bearing, carrying, fr. gestare to bear, carry, intens. fr. gerere, gestum, to bear: cf. F. gestation. See Gest deed, Jest.]
1. The act of wearing (clothes or ornaments).
2. The act of carrying young in the womb from conception to delivery; pregnancy.
3. Exercise in which one is borne or carried, as on horseback, or in a carriage, without the exertion of his own powers; passive exercise.
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