Definition of geld :
1. Money; tribute; compensation; ransom.
2. To castrate; to emasculate.
3. To deprive of anything essential.
4. To deprive of anything exceptionable; as, to geld a book, or a story; to expurgate.
issue, trim down, cut down, prune, fix, contract, unsex, disregard, reduce, sheer, alter, make out, abbreviate, veer, swerve, edit, thin, cut back, curve, skip, dilute, trend, burn, switch off, turn off, snub, ignore, write out, cut off, tailor, trim back, rationalize, bring down, rationalise, slew, turn out, edit out, slue, thin out, rich, foreshorten, reproduction, hack, abridge, trim, shorten, neuter
castrate (part of speech: verb)
- If a theow man was guilty at the ordeal, he was not only to give compensation, but was to be scourged thrice, or a second geld be given; and be the wite of half value for theows. - "Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed.", S. A. Reilly.
- Spinn doch, spinn doch, min lutt, lewes Dochting, Ick schenk Di ock'n schon Stuck Geld. - "NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER", L. Muhlbach.
- You bring that box back to me quick, und take care not to lose it- for it is vorth much geld- zat is money. - "First Person Paramount", Ambrose Pratt.