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gelt

(gĕlt)
v. Archaic
A past tense and a past participle of geld1
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A young white man appears in several of the photographs from Africa--Jacob Gelt Dekker during his youthful travels.
The Smith New Departure drew $31, or about $400 in today's gelt.
Along with the serious side of the holiday, residents of each of our units are treated to a tradition-filled party where they sing songs, eat latkes, play dreidel, exchange gifts, and pass out gelt, foil wrapped candy symbolic of gold coins.
Michael Kastner of Lazy Bean Cafe in New Jersey, has even had the bright idea of selling the coins as Hanukah Gelt during the holidays.
We are about to enjoy nine wonderful years having all the gelt on the globe thrust upon us and then, presumably, nine even wonderfuller years spending it.
The Dreidel Mini Salt & Pepper Set comes gift-boxed in a set of six, and the Glitter Hanukkah Spreader Set comes gift-boxed in a set of four, with two dreidel and two gelt spreaders.
But it is also a time of gifts to children, which include gelt (money to encourage study) and the famous spinning game top called the dreidl.
Meanwhile, Rupert Murdoch, who spreads enough Hanukkah gelt to feed the entire Podhoretz family, decided he would rather have young Johnny Podhoretz editing the New York Post editorial page than terrorizing the staff of The Weekly Standard.
Of late, Catholics appear to prefer to cast their gelt over wider fields.
Ornaments and twinkling tree lights, dreidels and gelt, Santa and the Macabees - the signs of the season are prominently displayed in the stores and on the streets.