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[gool-dn] /ˈgul dn/
noun, plural guldens, gulden.
Origin of gulden
1590-1600; < Dutch gulden (florijin) golden (florin) Unabridged
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  • Thus they struggled until Pike moved under gulden's swinging club.

    The Border Legion Zane Grey
  • In return a hundred gulden, and I undertake also to have the Pfarrhaus repaired.

    A German Pompadour Marie Hay
  • gulden was in a hurry, and twice he edged off, to be halted by impatient calls.

    The Border Legion Zane Grey
  • But no one has ever known where went the four hundred thousand gulden.

    A German Pompadour Marie Hay
  • Any of you ought to admit that gulden's kind of work will disorganize a gang.

    The Border Legion Zane Grey
  • He paid me five gulden for each transfer that I made from the copper to stone.

    The Invention of Lithography Alois Senefelder
  • But we all was afraid of gulden, except Cleve, as it turned out.

    The Border Legion Zane Grey
  • 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 men back of gulden were a bearded, check-shirted, heavily armed group, the worst of that bad lot.

    The Border Legion Zane Grey
  • But he was pacified by the present of a gulden, and made the copy.

British Dictionary definitions for gulden


noun (pl) -dens, -den
a variant of guilder
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