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ˈgɜr dnguer·don

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. guerdonnoun

    a reward or payment

Wiktionary

  1. guerdonnoun

    A reward, prize or recompense for a service; an accolade.

    Etymology: From guerdon, from widerdonum, from West Germanic ( > Old English wiþerlean), literally ‘again-payment’, with the second element assimilated to Latin donum.

  2. guerdonverb

    To give such a reward to.

    Etymology: From guerdon, from widerdonum, from West Germanic ( > Old English wiþerlean), literally ‘again-payment’, with the second element assimilated to Latin donum.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Guerdonnoun

    a reward; requital; recompense; -- used in both a good and a bad sense

    Etymology: [OF. guerdonner, guerredonner. See Guerdon, n.]

  2. Guerdonnoun

    to give guerdon to; to reward; to be a recompense for

    Etymology: [OF. guerdonner, guerredonner. See Guerdon, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Guerdon

    gėr′dun, n. a reward or recompense.—v.t. to reward. [O. Fr. guerdon, guerredon (It. guidardone)—Low L. widerdonum, corr. from Old High Ger. widarlón (A.S. wiðerleán)—wider (A.S. wiðer), against, and lón (A.S. leán), reward; or more prob. the latter part of the word is from L. donum, a gift.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. guerdon

    A reward or recompense for good service.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of guerdon in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of guerdon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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