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gelding

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noun geld·ing \ˈgel-diŋ\

Simple Definition of gelding

  • : a male horse that has had its testicles removed

Full Definition of gelding

  1. 1 :  a castrated animal; specifically :  a castrated male horse

  2. 2 archaic :  eunuch

Origin of gelding

Middle English, from Old Norse geldingr, from gelda


First Known Use: 14th century


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gelding

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noun geld·ing \ˈgel-diŋ\

Medical Definition of gelding

  1. :  a castrated animal; specifically :  a castrated male horse




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