gilder


noun

  1. a person or thing that gilds.

noun

  1. guilder.

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.

noun

  1. a variant spelling of guilder

noun plural -ders, -der, -dens or -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
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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