Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An outlaw; a person so far out of the protection of the law that if he were murdered no geld or fine should be paid by him that killed him.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Anglo-Sax. Law) A person so far out of the protection of the law, that if he were murdered, no geld, or fine, should be paid, or composition made by him that killed him.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun UK, law, obsolete A person so far out of the protection of the law that no fine has to be paid by anybody who kills him.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ geld (in sense of "payment").

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