Definition of gelding in English:

gelding

Line breaks: geld|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈgɛldɪŋ
 
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noun

  • A castrated animal, especially a male horse.
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    • A larger space is needed between stallions and other pastures used by geldings and other horses.
    • A record 5,110 horses - 2,668 colts, 2,440 fillies, and two geldings - are cataloged for the 14-day sale that runs through September 26.
    • The total number of horses - 2,668 colts, 2,440 fillies, and two geldings - is 219 more than last year's previous record of 4,891.

Origin

late Middle English: from Old Norse geldingr, from geldr 'barren'.

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