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.
It will include the lighting of a giant menorah, "Great Gelt Drop," latkes and doughnuts, bagel buffet, hot soup bar, photo magnet booth, arts and crafts and music.
They are Blackcurrant Sufganiot, Gelt, HaNerot Hallalu, and Nes Gadol Haya Sham.
The "Alexa Revolution" continues … as a highly desired stocking stuffer and Hanukkah gelt grabber.
He was talking to Joost Van Der Gelt representative of Vida XL.
A Phoenix-based brokerage team made up of David, Gebing and Trevor Hardy, a Marcus & Millichap associate, represented the seller, Gelt Rose Holdings, LLC.
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.
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.
Originally in eastern Europe, Jews gave gelt to children at Hanukkah, which children were expected to contribute to charity or to their teachers.
Cytunwyd fod Buddug yn cael ei hawlio gennym, yn sicr yn Gelt cyn-Rufeinig ac oherwydd cerflun bendigedig J Havard Thomas, 1916 a ddadorchuddiwyd gan neb llai na Lloyd George yn Neuadd y Ddinas, Caerdydd mae hi ar y rhestr.
I like to play the dreidel because I like to see how long my dreidel will spin and because you can eat gelt (chocolate coins).
Edinburgh Woollen Mill chief Philip Day, 47, owns 72-acre Gelt Woods, Cumbria, where stones for Hadrian's Wall were quarried.