Definitions for gelder

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

geldgɛld(v.t.)

  1. to castrate:

    to geld a stallion.

    Category: Animal Husbandry

  2. to deprive of something essential:

    to be gelded of one's pride.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of geld:

1250–1300; ME < ON gelda

geld′er(n.)

geldgɛld(n.)

  1. a tax paid to the crown by landholders under the Anglo-Saxon and Norman kings.

    Category: Western History

Origin of geld:

1600–10; < ML geldum payment, tribute < Gmc; cf. OE geld, G Geld

Wiktionary

  1. gelder(Noun)

    One who gelds or castrates.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gelder(noun)

    one who gelds or castrates

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