Definitions for geldgɛld

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word geld

Princeton's WordNet

  1. geld, cut(verb)

    cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses)

    "the vet gelded the young horse"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Geld(noun)

    money; tribute; compensation; ransom

  2. Geld(verb)

    to castrate; to emasculate

  3. Geld(verb)

    to deprive of anything essential

  4. Geld(verb)

    to deprive of anything exceptionable; as, to geld a book, or a story; to expurgate

  5. Origin: [Icel. gelda to castrate; akin to Dan. gilde, Sw. glla, and cf. AS. gilte a young sow, OHG. galt dry, not giving milk, G. gelt, Goth. gilpa siclke.]

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