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gilt


  6  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gilt  \Gilt\,  n.  [See  {Geld},  v.  t.]  (Zo["o]l.) 
  A  female  pig,  when  young. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gilt  \Gilt\, 
  imp.  &  p.  p.  of  {Gild}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gilt  \Gilt\,  p.  p.  &  a. 
  Gilded;  covered  with  gold;  of  the  color  of  gold;  golden 
  yellow.  ``Gilt  hair''  --Chaucer. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gilt 
  adj  :  having  the  deep  slightly  brownish  color  of  gold;  "long 
  aureate  (or  golden)  hair";  "a  gold  carpet"  [syn:  {aureate}, 
  {gilded},  {gold},  {golden}] 
  n  :  a  coating  of  gold  or  of  something  that  looks  like  gold  [syn: 
  {gilding}] 




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