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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.
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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]
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gelt

(gɛlt)

n. Slang.
money.
[1890–95; < Yiddish < Middle High German]
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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"
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gelt

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

gelt

[gelt] N (US) → pasta f
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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.
Jenny, a 37-year-old psychiatric nurse with the crisis care team at Midpark Hospital in Dumfries, said the Gelt Gladiators Mud Run near Carlisle was a tough challenge but worth it.
Synopsis: Residing in Denver, Colorado, Judith Sara Gelt is a retired middle school teacher and a former lecturer in educational psychology and philosophy.
Brian Gelt, vice chairman at CBRE, represented Ziff Brothers Investments.
The inscriptions were made by Romans at the quarry near Gelt Woods, close to Brampton in Cumbria,while they were repairing and re-buildingHadrian's Wall, and are known as "The Written Rock of Gelt" -- they include the image of the commanding officer in charge of the quarrying.
The inscriptions were made by Romans at the quarry near Gelt Woods, close to Brampton in Cumbria, while they were repairing and rebuilding Hadrian's Wall, and are known as the Written Rock of Gelt.
He also goes on the record as being anti-success since those among us with a little gelt are penalized for their entrepreneurial spirit by taxing capital gains including sales of stocks, bonds and other assets subjecting them to a nine percent tax.
Jacob learns there's more to life than just accumulating gelt, and they fall in love and discover the true meaning of Hanukkah.
Resident Relief Foundation (RRF) is a 501(c) (3) public nonprofit founded one year ago by Los Angeles-based commercial real estate investment firm Gelt, Inc.
Or just nip out the back into Gelt Woods, a mixed deciduous woodland that comes alive with colour in autumn, as well as being home to an RSPB nature reserve.
- Photo: Ollie Image Credit: AP Jessica Gelt, Los Angeles Times