Definition of Guilder

1. Noun. The basic unit of money in Suriname; equal to 100 cents.

Exact synonyms: Florin, Gulden
Generic synonyms: Surinamese Monetary Unit



2. Noun. Formerly the basic unit of money in the Netherlands; equal to 100 cents.
Exact synonyms: Dutch Florin, Florin, Gulden
Terms within: Cent
Generic synonyms: Dutch Monetary Unit

Definition of Guilder

1. n. A Dutch silver coin worth about forty cents; -- called also florin and gulden.

Definition of Guilder

1. Noun. The former currency unit in the Netherlands, divided into 100 cents. ¹

2. Noun. The former currency unit in Suriname, divided into 100 cents. ¹

3. Noun. The current currency unit in the islands in the former Netherlands Antilles, divided into 100 cents. ¹

4. Noun. (rare) gilder ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Guilder

1. a monetary unit of the Netherlands [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Guilder

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Literary usage of Guilder

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1. Pennsylvania Archives by Samuel Hazard, John Blair Linn, William Henry Egle, Pennsylvania Dept. of Public Instruction, George Edward Reed, Pennsylvania State Library, Thomas Lynch Montgomery, Gertrude MacKinney, Charles Francis Hoban (1877)
"One guilder per last and one-third advance; together per last, 1. ... One guilder and five stivers per tierce (aem) and one-third advance ; together per ..."

2. A Handbook for Travellers on the Continent: Being a Guide to Holland by John Murray (Firm) (1853)
"5 and 10 guilder pieces are no. longer (since June 1850) a legal tender. ... The guilder is worth French francs 5 sous, and is the same as the German florin ..."

3. Pennsylvania Archives by Pennsylvania Dept. of public instruction, Pennsylvania State library, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania State Library (1890)
"... there the execution of the sentences and verdicts, without any further opposition. And shall pay, for passage and board in the state room, one guilder, ..."

4. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1859)
"guilder, a Dutch silver coin, whose value is a little more than 40 cents. GUILD FORD, a municipal and parliamentary borough, market town, and the capital of ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1831)
"guilder. (See Coin*.) GUILFORD ; a post-town and seaport in New Haven county, Connecticut, on Long Island sound; 15 miles east New Haven, 36 miles south ..."

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