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gelding

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English

Etymology

From Old Norse geldingr, from gelda (to castrate), whence also English geld (Etymology 2).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
gelding

Plural
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  1. a castrated male horse
  2. any castrated male animal
  3. (archaic) a eunuch

Translations

Verb

gelding

  1. Present participle of geld.

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