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Meaning of GELDING

Pronunciation:  'gelding

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  castrated male horse
 

GELDING is a 7 letter word that starts with G.

 

 See Also: male horse

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Geld"ing\, n. [Icel. gelding a gelding, akin to
    geldingr wether, eunuch, Sw. g["a]lling gelding, Dan. gilding
    eunuch. See {Geld}, v. 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).
    
    
  2. \Geld"ing\, p. pr. a. & vb. n.
    from {Geld}, v. t.
    
    
 
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