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See definition of geldings on Dictionary.com
  • as incastration
  • as inhorse

synonyms for geldings

  • sterilization
  • altering
  • gelding
  • orchiectomy
  • effeminization
  • orchidotomy
  • unmanning
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How to use geldings in a sentence

She did not perceive that she was talking like her father as the sleek geldings ambled in review before them.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
All their horses are geldings; they keep some others for stallions, but so few, that I have never seen a single one.
EARLY TRAVELS IN PALESTINEARCULF ET AL.
Pliny says, that they never lose the milk-teeth if they are made geldings before they have shed them.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME V (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
It has also been remarked, that geldings sleep oftener and longer than horses.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME V (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
Horses were abundant, and, though low and small, were very fleet; the riding horses being geldings and generally excellent.
A SHORT HISTORY OF ENGLISH AGRICULTUREW. H. R. CURTLER
I did have close to a hundred head—and three of my best geldings are missing—a poor man can't stand luck like that.
LONESOME LANDB. M. BOWER
There is a good and remunerative demand for Shire geldings for use as draught horses in towns.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 13, SLICE 6VARIOUS
Mares, fillies, geldings—every offering of horse-flesh above three years.
GARRISON'S FINISHW. B. M. FERGUSON
Also, he reasoned, the range horses (mares and colts and the unbroken geldings) would not be left to the mercy of the Indians.
COW-COUNTRYB. M. BOWER
The choice of a horse should therefore be confined to mares and geldings.
RIDING AND DRIVING FOR WOMENBELLE BEACH
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