Definition of geld verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

geld

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ɡeld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡeld//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they geld
BrE BrE//ɡeld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡeld//
 
he / she / it gelds
BrE BrE//ɡeldz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɡeldz//
 
past simple gelded
BrE BrE//ˈɡeldɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡeldɪd//
 
past participle gelded
BrE BrE//ˈɡeldɪd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡeldɪd//
 
-ing form gelding
BrE BrE//ˈɡeldɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡeldɪŋ//
 
 
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geld something (specialist) to remove the testicles of a male animal, especially a horse synonym castrate Word Origin Middle English: from Old Norse gelda, from geldr ‘barren’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: geld