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Definition of Geld

Geld
Geld Geld, n. [AS. gild, gield, geld, tribute, payment, fr. gieldan to pay, render. See Yield.] Money; tribute; compensation; ransom.[Obs.] Note: This word occurs in old law books in composition, as in danegeld, or danegelt, a tax imposed by the Danes; weregeld, compensation for the life of a man, etc.
Geld
Geld Geld, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gelded or Gelt (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Gelding.] [Icel. gelda to castrate; akin to Dan. gilde, Sw. g["a]lla, and cf. AS. gilte a young sow, OHG. galt dry, not giving milk, G. gelt, Goth. gilpa siclke.] 1. To castrate; to emasculate. 2. To deprive of anything essential. Bereft and gelded of his patrimony. --Shak. 3. To deprive of anything exceptionable; as, to geld a book, or a story; to expurgate. [Obs.] --Dryden.

Meaning of Geld from wikipedia

- Geld is the Germanic word for gold or money. It may also refer to: Lord Geld, main antagonist of Konami 1990's arcade game Violent Storm Danegeld, a tax...
- Altes Geld (German: Old Money) is an Austrian TV dark comedy series created by David Schalko, revolving around the dysfunctions of a wealthy Viennese family...
- participle "gelding" and the infinitive "to geld" refer to the castration procedure itself. The verb "to geld" comes from the Old Norse gelda, from the...
- the Viking raiders to save a land from being ravaged. It was called the geld or gafol in eleventh-century sources. It was characteristic of royal policy...
- Geld.Macht.Liebe is a German television series. List of German television series Geld.Macht.Liebe at IMDb v t e...
- Joseph Sidney Gelders (November 20, 1898 – March 1, 1950) was an American physicist who later became an antiracist, civil rights activist, labor organizer...
- Gelder may refer to: The Dutch family name Van Gelder. The Dutch province of Gelderland. Along with Gelre, it may also refer to the duchy of Guelders;...
- "Dane-geld" is a poem by British writer Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936). It relates to the unwisdom of paying "Danegeld", or what is nowadays called blackmail...
- The Van Gelder Studio is a recording studio at 445 Sylvan Avenue, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, USA. Following the use of his parents' home at 25 Prospect...
- Geld oder Leben! ("Your Money or Your Life!") is an album by the Austrian band Erste Allgemeine Verunsicherung. Released in Germany in 1985 on catalogue...