[gel-ding] /ˈgɛl dɪŋ/
a castrated male animal, especially a horse.
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.
a castrated male horse
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
late 13c. (as a surname), from Old Norse geldingr, from gelda “castrate” (see geld (v.)).
“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.
[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
[jel-id] /ˈdʒɛl ɪd/ adjective 1. very cold; icy. /ˈdʒɛlɪd/ adjective 1. very cold, icy, or frosty adj. c.1600, from Latin gelidus “icy cold,” from gelum “frost, intense cold” (see cold (adj.)).
[jel-ig-nahyt] /ˈdʒɛl ɪgˌnaɪt/ noun 1. . /ˈdʒɛlɪɡˌnaɪt/ noun 1. a type of dynamite in which the nitrogelatine is absorbed in a base of wood pulp and potassium or sodium nitrate Also called (informal) gelly (ˈdʒɛlɪ)