KJV Dictionary Definition: ghost


GHOST, n. See Ghastly.

1. Spirit; the soul of man.

In this sense seldom used. But hence,

2. The soul of a deceased person; the soul or spirit separate from the body; an apparition.

The mighty ghosts of our great Harrys rose.

To give up the ghost, is to die; to yield up the breath or spirit; to expire.

The Holy Ghost, is the third person in the adorable Trinity.

GHOST, v.i. To die; to expire.

GHOST, v.t. To haunt with an apparition.