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Webster 1913 Edition


Gelding

Geld′ing

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Noun.
[Icel.
gelding
a gelding, akin to
geldingr
wether, eunuch, Sw.
gälling
gelding, Dan.
gilding
eunuch. See
Geld
,
Verb.
T.
]
A castrated animal; – usually applied to a horse, but formerly used also of the human male.
They went down both into the water, Philip and the
gelding
, and Philip baptized him.
Wyclif (Acts viii. 38).

Geld′ing

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p.
pr.
,
Adj.
, &
vb.
Noun.
from
Geld
,
Verb.
T.

Webster 1828 Edition


Gelding

GELD'ING

,
ppr.
Castrating.

GELD'ING

,
Noun.
A castrated animal,but chiefly a horse.

Definition 2022


gelding

gelding

English

Noun

gelding (plural geldings)

  1. a castrated male horse
  2. any castrated male animal
  3. (archaic) a eunuch
    • Wyclif Bible, Acts viii. 38
      They went down both into the water, Philip and the gelding, and Philip baptized him.

Translations

Verb

gelding

  1. present participle of geld

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