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Meaning of GILD

Pronunciation:  gild

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a formal association of people with similar interests; "he joined a golf club"; "they formed a small lunch society"; "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today"
  2. [v]  decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold

GILD is a 4 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: begild, club, engild, guild, lodge, order, society
 See Also: adorn, association, athenaeum, atheneum, beautify, boat club, bookclub, chapter, chess club, club member, country club, decorate, embellish, frat, fraternity, glee club, golf club, grace, hunt, hunt club, investors club, jockey club, ornament, racket club, rowing club, secret society, service club, slate club, sorority, turnverein, yacht club



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

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