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gilder1

[gil-der] /ˈgɪl dər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that gilds.
Origin of gilder1
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English. See gild1, -er1

gilder2

[gil-der] /ˈgɪl dər/
noun
1.

guilder

or gilder

[gil-der] /ˈgɪl dər/
noun
1.
a silver or nickel coin and monetary unit of the Netherlands until the euro was adopted, equal to 100 cents; florin.
Abbreviation: Gld., f., fl.
2.
a former gold coin of the Netherlands; florin.
3.
the monetary unit of the Netherlands Antilles and Suriname, equal to 100 cents.
4.
the Austrian florin.
5.
any of various gold coins formerly issued by German states.
Also called gulden.
Origin
1425-75; late Middle English gilder, guldren, with intrusive r < Middle Dutch gulden gulden
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  • Besides, she did not stand in awe of gilder, as did the others in his service.

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  • gilder stared at her for a few seconds, somewhat indignantly.

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  • But gilder was unaffected by the attorney's lack of satisfaction over the result.

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  • "The stolen goods were found in her locker," gilder declared in a tone of finality.

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  • "It's too absurd to think about," gilder repeated, impatiently.

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  • "The less reason, then, for her being a thief," gilder grumbled in his heaviest voice.

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  • Somehow, gilder, the way she talked had its effect on everybody in the courtroom.

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  • gilder sprang to his feet, his face suddenly grown younger, radiant.

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  • gilder settled himself again in his chair, and gazed benignantly on his son.

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  • gilder, who had watched the scene in great astonishment, now interposed to end it.

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British Dictionary definitions for gilder

gilder

/ˈɡɪldə/
noun
1.
a variant spelling of guilder

guilder

/ˈɡɪldə/
noun (pl) -ders, -der, -dens, -den
1.
Also called florin. the former standard monetary unit of the Netherlands, divided into 100 cents; replaced by the euro in 2002
2.
the standard monetary unit of the Netherlands Antilles and Surinam, divided into 100 cents
3.
any of various former gold or silver coins of Germany, Austria, or the Netherlands
Word Origin
C15: changed from Middle Dutch gulden, literally: golden
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Word Origin and History for gilder

guilder

n.

Dutch coin, late 15c., probably from a mispronunciation of Middle Dutch gulden, literally "golden," in gulden (florijn) or some similar name for a golden coin (see golden).

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