Gelt

Noun

  • A gelding.
  • (Judaism) Money, especially that given as a gift on Hanukkah or used in games of dreidel.
  • tribute; tax
  • (obsolete) Gilding; gilt.
  • (slang) Money.
  • (Judaism) Chocolate candy in the shape of coins, usually wrapped in metallic foil, usually eaten on Hanukkah and often used for games of dreidel.
  • (rare) A lunatic.

Verb

  • Simple past and past participle of geld

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