verb (used with object), gelded or gelt, gelding.
to castrate (an animal, especially a horse).
to take strength, vitality, or power from; weaken or subdue.
verb (transitive) gelds, gelding, gelded, gelt
to castrate (a horse or other animal)
to deprive of virility or vitality; emasculate; weaken
a tax on land levied in late Anglo-Saxon and Norman England
“royal tax in medieval England,” Old English gield “payment, tribute,” from Proto-Germanic *geldam “payment” (cf. Middle High German gelt “payment, contribution,” German geld “money,” Old Norse gjald “payment,” Gothic gild “tribute, tax”), from PIE root of yield (v.).
“to castrate,” c.1300, from Old Norse gelda “castrate” from geldr “barren,” from Proto-Germanic *galdu-, from PIE *ghel- “to cut.” Related: Gelded. Cf. Old Norse geldr “yielding no milk, dry,” Old High German galt “barren,” said of a cow.
- Gel diffusion precipitin test
gel diffusion precipitin test n. Any of various precipitin tests in which the precipitate forms in a gel medium, usually agar, into which one or both reactants have diffused.
[gel-ding] /ˈgɛl dɪŋ/ noun 1. a castrated male animal, especially a horse. 2. a eunuch. [geld] /gɛld/ verb (used with object), gelded or gelt, gelding. 1. to castrate (an animal, especially a horse). 2. to take strength, vitality, or power from; weaken or subdue. /ˈɡɛldɪŋ/ noun 1. a castrated male horse /ɡɛld/ verb (transitive) gelds, […]
[juh-lek-ee-id] /dʒəˈlɛk i ɪd/ noun 1. any of numerous small moths of the family Gelechiidae, including many crop pests, as the Angoumois grain moth and potato tuberworm. adjective 2. belonging or pertaining to the gelechiids.
[zhuh-ley] /ʒəˈleɪ/ noun 1. a jellied substance, especially a cosmetic gel or a jellied food. [zhuh-ley] /ʒəˈleɪ/ noun 1. Claude [klohd] /kloʊd/ (Show IPA), . /French ʒəle/ noun 1. Claude (klod). the original name of Claude Lorrain