noun, plural gul·dens, gul·den.

Origin of gulden

1590–1600; < Dutch gulden (florijin) golden (florin) Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for gulden

Historical Examples of gulden

  • "Master Hans Holbein has given one Gulden," reads the old entry.


    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.

  • In return a hundred gulden, and I undertake also to have the Pfarrhaus repaired.

  • She will receive an appanage of twenty-five thousand gulden a year.

British Dictionary definitions for gulden


noun plural -dens or -den

a variant of guilder
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