gelding

Part of speech: noun

A castrated horse.

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Usage examples "gelding":

  1. I gasped, for I knew we had only eighty- seven cents left, but gran'ther shot me a command to silence out of the corner of his eyes, and announced that he bet on the sorrel gelding. - "Hillsboro People", Dorothy Canfield.
  2. Buckfastleigh:- Mr Richard Cable hath brought one gelding with all arms, only a carbine instead of pistols, and no rider. - "Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts", Rosalind Northcote.
  3. Drew pointed the gelding back down the road and booted the animal into a trot. - "Ride Proud, Rebel!", Andre Alice Norton.