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He went across to the hotel, tied the gelding at the rack, and sat down on the veranda.

Could they have outridden the gelding to such an extent as that?

In the meantime, three days had put the gelding in very fair condition.

With head bowed, shoulders hunched, he bent over the gelding.

She glanced at him sharply, then fell to pleating the gelding's mane.

On, on, until now the gelding had poked his nose past the filly's flying hocks.

The weary miles had taught the gelding submission if not perfect manners.

The stud might be mean, harder to handle even than the gelding.

His horse's head hung low as the gelding blew in gusty snorts.

For a moment she looked at him uncomprehendingly, and then her eyes shifted to the gelding.

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c. (as a surname), from Old Norse geldingr, from gelda "castrate" (see geld (v.)).

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