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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A coating of gold or of something that looks like gold adj. - Having the deep slightly brownish color of gold.

Usage examples (38)
  • Queller had the first variety in gilt, meaning that it is gold-plated, and the second variety in copper.
  • If you're interested in gilt-edged accuracy, this is the one.
  • BELVOIR: Ah well-a-day for the poor gentlemen in gilt coaches.
  • Long term gilt funds 'investor base reduced to 27,848 from 26,809 last month. for more
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  • I will feel a lot of "guilt" (feeling caused by wrongdoing) if I scratch up the "gilt" (gold surface) of the antique table.
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