Definition of Gelding. Meaning of Gelding. Synonyms of Gelding

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Definition of Gelding

Gelding
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.
Gelding
Gelding 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).
Gelding
Gelding Geld"ing, p. pr. a. & vb. n. from Geld, v. t.

Meaning of Gelding from wikipedia

- A gelding is a castrated horse or other equine, such as a donkey or a mule. Castration, as well as the elimination of hormonally driven behavior ****ociated...
- compared to female horses, known as mares, and castrated males, called geldings. Temperament varies widely based on genetics, and training, but because...
- uncastrated adult male horse is called a stallion and a castrated male is a gelding. Occasionally, the term "horse" is used to designate only a male horse...
- Ellen Whitaker Irorko VD Brouwershoeve (born 2008), Belgian Warmblood, Gelding, sire: Canturano, dam: Artemis, Owners: Jose Bono Rodríguez & Club Hipico...
- full horse); if castrated, it is called a gelding. In some cases, particularly informal nomenclature, a gelding under four years is still called a colt...
- Solicitor in Bundaberg and originally one more . Prince of Penzance is a bay gelding with a white blaze bred by Rich Hill Stud in the Matamata region of New...
- a successful showjumping horse ridden by John Whitaker. He was a grey gelding and stood 16.2 hands (66 inches, 168 cm) high at the withers. Foaled in...
- Flim Flam, a character from Scooby-Doo Flim Flam (horse), a Hanoverian gelding Flim Flam Brothers, a pair of antagonists on My Little Pony: Friendship...
- Sampson was a Shire horse gelding foaled in 1846 in Toddington Mills, Bedfordshire, England. He was the tallest and heaviest horse ever recorded. Sampson...
- Valegro (born 5 July 2002) is a gelding ridden by the British equestrian Charlotte Dujardin in the sport of dressage. He stands 16.2hh and has the stable...
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