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gelt Explained

gelt at English irregular forms Of Explained:

=> {geld}

gelt at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

35 Moby Thesaurus words for "gelt":
blunt, boodle, brass, bread, bucks, cabbage, chips, dinero, dough,
filthy lucre, gilt, grease, green, green stuff, jack, kale,
lettuce, loot, lucre, mazuma, moolah, mopus, oil of palms,
ointment, oof, ooftish, rhino, rocks, shekels, simoleons,
spondulics, sugar, the needful, tin, wampum

Gelt at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Gelt \Gelt\, n. [See 1st {Geld}.]
Trubute, tax. [Obs.]

All these the king granted unto them . . . free from
all gelts and payments, in a most full and ample
manner. --Fuller.

Gelt \Gelt\, n. [See {Gelt}, v. t.]
A gelding. [Obs.] --Mortimer.

Gelt \Gelt\, n.
Gilding; tinsel. [Obs.] --Spenser.

gelt at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

See {geld}

v : cut off the testicles (of male animals such as horses); "the
vet gelded the young horse" [syn: {cut}]
[also: {gelt}]

n : informal terms for money [syn: {boodle}, {bread}, {cabbage},
{clams}, {dinero}, {dough}, {kale}, {lettuce}, {lolly},
{lucre}, {loot}, {moolah}, {pelf}, {scratch}, {shekels},
{simoleons}, {sugar}, {wampum}]

gelt at English (WD) Of Explained:


Etymology 1

Variant spelling of Inter: term » geld||money|lang=en, re-inforced by Inter: etyl » yi Inter: term » געלט||tr=gelt|lang=yi, from Inter: etyl » gmh Inter: term » gelt|lang=gmh, from Inter: etyl » goh Inter: term » gelt||payment, money|lang=goh, from Inter: etyl » gem-pro|en Inter: recons » geldan||reward, gift, money|lang=gem-pro, from Inter: etyl » ine-pro|en Inter: recons » gheldh-||to pay|lang=ine-pro. Cognate with Inter: etyl » de|- Inter: term » Geld||money|lang=de, Inter: etyl » nl|- Inter: term » geld||money|lang=nl, Inter: etyl » da|- Inter: term » gjæld||debt|lang=da, Inter: etyl » sv|- Inter: term » gäld||debt|lang=sv. More at Inter: l » en|geld.

Alternative forms

* geld


Inter: en-noun » -|s
  • Inter: slan » g Money.
    1. 1948, William Burroughs, letter, 5 Jun 1948:
    2. : Have bought some farm land in Rio Grande Valley which should bring in a sizeable bundle of gelts come cotton picking time.
    3. Inter: Judais » m Money given as a gift on Hanukkah.
    4. Inter: Judais » m Candy eaten on Hanukkah in the shape of coins, wrapped in metallic foil.

      Etymology 2

      Variation of Inter: term » gilt|lang=en.


      Inter: en-nou » n

  • Inter: obsolet » e Gilding; gilt.

    Etymology 3

    From Inter: etyl » enm, from Inter: term » gelden||to geld, castrate|lang=enm. More at Inter: l » en|geld.


    Inter: head » en|verb form

  • Inter: form of » Simple past and past participle|geld


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • A gelding.

  • Translation: de » gelt
    Translation: et » gelt
    Translation: io » gelt
    Translation: my » gelt
    Translation: nl » gelt
    Translation: ta » gelt
    Translation: te » gelt
    Translation: vi » gelt