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[gool-dn] /ˈgul dn/
noun, plural guldens, gulden.
Origin of gulden
1590-1600; < Dutch gulden (florijin) golden (florin) Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • "Master Hans Holbein has given one gulden," reads the old entry.

    Holbein Beatrice Fortescue
  • Help me to shake every one of these, and I will give you two gulden.

    We Two Edna Lyall
  • But no one has ever known where went the four hundred thousand gulden.

    A German Pompadour Marie Hay
  • In return a hundred gulden, and I undertake also to have the Pfarrhaus repaired.

    A German Pompadour Marie Hay
  • She will receive an appanage of twenty-five thousand gulden a year.

    A German Pompadour Marie Hay
  • Herr Gleissner's salary was only three hundred gulden a year.

    The Invention of Lithography Alois Senefelder
  • He paid me five gulden for each transfer that I made from the copper to stone.

    The Invention of Lithography Alois Senefelder
  • The stone-printery had cost him at least six thousand gulden to this date.

    The Invention of Lithography Alois Senefelder
  • And I've got ten gulden from the dark woman, who is not so bad as I thought she was.

    The Quest Frederik van Eeden
  • The next news is that she has been robbed of 1000 gulden, and suspects her landlady of stealing them.

    The Inferno August Strindberg
British Dictionary definitions for gulden


noun (pl) -dens, -den
a variant of guilder
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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