What does the word gelding mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A castrated horse.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Rosalind Northcote
  3. Drew pointed the gelding back down the road and booted the animal into a trot. – Ride Proud, Rebel! by Andre Alice Norton