What does geld mean?

Definitions for geldgɛld

Here are all the 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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Geld

    geld, n. a historical term meaning money: tribute. [A.S. geld, gyld, payment; Ice. giald, money.]

  2. Geld

    geld, v.t. to emasculate, castrate: to spay: to deprive of anything essential, to enfeeble: to deprive of anything objectionable.—ns. Geld′er; Geld′ing, act of castrating: a castrated animal, esp. a horse. [Ice. gelda; Dan. gilde.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of geld in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of geld in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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