Definition of Gilt. Meaning of Gilt. Synonyms of Gilt

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Definition of Gilt

Gilt
Gilt Gilt, n. [See Geld, v. t.] (Zo["o]l.) A female pig, when young.
Gilt
Gilt Gilt, imp. & p. p. of Gild.
Gilt
Gilt Gilt, p. p. & a. Gilded; covered with gold; of the color of gold; golden yellow. ``Gilt hair' --Chaucer.
Gilt
Gilt Gilt, n. 1. Gold, or that which resembles gold, laid on the surface of a thing; gilding. --Shak. 2. Money. [Obs.] ``The gilt of France.' --Shak.
Gilt
Gild Gild, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gilded or Gilt (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Gilding.] [AS. gyldan, from gold gold. [root]234. See Gold.] 1. To overlay with a thin covering of gold; to cover with a golden color; to cause to look like gold. ``Gilded chariots.' --Pope. No more the rising sun shall gild the morn. --Pope. 2. To make attractive; to adorn; to brighten. Let oft good humor, mild and gay, Gild the calm evening of your day. --Trumbull. 3. To give a fair but deceptive outward appearance to; to embellish; as, to gild a lie. --Shak. 4. To make red with drinking. [Obs.] This grand liquior that hath gilded them. --Shak.

Meaning of Gilt from wikipedia

- Gilt may refer to: Gilt, a young female domestic pig Gilding, the application of a thin layer of precious metal Gilt-edged securities, government bonds...
- described as "gilt". Where metal is gilded, it was traditionally silver in the West, to make silver-gilt (or vermeil) objects, but gilt-bronze is commonly...
- 2008. It added Gilt Groupe ****an , Gilt Fuse, and travel site Jetsetter in 2009. It later added, Gilt City and Gilt Home in 2010 and Gilt Taste in 2011...
- Gilt-edged securities are bonds issued by the UK Government. The term is of British origin, and then referred to the debt securities issued by the Bank...
- Silver-gilt or gilded/gilt silver, sometimes known in American English by the French term vermeil, is silver (either pure or sterling) which has been...
- French refer to this technique as "bronze doré"; in English, it is known as "gilt bronze". The manufacture of true ormolu employs a process known as mercury-gilding...
- The gilt-head (sea) bream (Sparus aurata), called the Orata in antiquity and Italy and Spain today, is a fish of the bream family Sparidae found in the...
- contracts, and a love sonnet or sonnets said to have been found in a silver-gilt casket just less than one foot (30 cm) long, decorated with the monogram...
- Gilt is a music album by artists Machines of Loving Grace which was released in 1995. The cover image was based upon a photograph taken by Robert Wiles...
- in 1882. It was bound in a rich, enamel, parchment cover (embossed with gilt blossom) and printed on hand-made Dutch paper; Wilde presented many copies...
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