gelt


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gelt 1

 (gĕlt)
n. Slang
Money.

[Yiddish, from Middle High German geld, from Old High German gelt, recompense.]

gelt 2

 (gĕlt)
v. Archaic
A past tense and a past participle of geld1.

gelt

(ɡɛlt)
vb
archaic or dialect a past tense and past participle of geld1

gelt

(ɡɛlt)
n
slang chiefly US cash or funds; money
[C19: from Yiddish, from Old High German gelt reward]

gelt

(gɛlt)

n. Slang.
money.
[1890–95; < Yiddish < Middle High German]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gelt - informal terms for moneygelt - informal terms for money    
money - the most common medium of exchange; functions as legal tender; "we tried to collect the money he owed us"

gelt

noun
Slang. Something, such as coins or printed bills, used as a medium of exchange:
Informal: wampum.
Chiefly British: brass.
Translations

gelt

[gelt] N (US) → pasta f
References in classic literature ?
And thou, much plumper dame, whom no airy forms nor phantoms of imagination cloathe; whom the well-seasoned beef, and pudding richly stained with plums, delight: thee I call: of whom in a treckschuyte, in some Dutch canal, the fat ufrow gelt, impregnated by a jolly merchant of Amsterdam, was delivered: in Grub-street school didst thou suck in the elements of thy erudition.
Rammed The bee-eaters are residing at Hanson's Low Gelt sand quarry, near Brampton in Cumbria in the North Pennines, where they made nests by burrowing in the quarry banks.
The Cumbria bee-eaters are at Hanson UK's Low Gelt sand quarry near Brampton in the North Pennines, where they have made nests by burrowing tunnels in the quarry banks.
On Friday, July 24, work will start to the south of Brampton Roundabout at Gelt for one week, and will move to the Redpeth junction at Spital for approximately one week on Friday, July 27.
An old woodland at the core a high-profile criminal case has been sold, and the first job for the buyers of Gelt Woods, near Brampton, is to secure approval for an estate building, which has already been constructed without consent.
His parents Fiona and Gelt are preparing to mark their 20th Christmas without their only son and now believe they will go to their graves without an end to their pain.
Edinburgh Woollen Mill chief Philip Day, 47, owns 72-acre Gelt Woods, Cumbria, where stones for Hadrian's Wall were quarried.
Holiday refreshments including Hanukkah gelt (chocolate coins), doughnuts and hot cocoa will be available, and dreidels will be given out.
Gelt, attorney with the Denver office of the Baker Hostetler law firm.
Do you have leftover Hanukkah gelt (chocolate coins) or milk chocolate chips in the cupboard?
Some will eat potato latkes, jelly doughnuts and chocolate gelt.