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Meaning of GILT

Pronunciation:  gilt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a coating of gold or of something that looks like gold
  2. [adj]  having the deep slightly brownish color of gold; "long aureate (or golden) hair"; "a gold carpet"

GILT is a 4 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: aureate, chromatic, gilded, gilding, gold, golden
 See Also: coat, coating



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Gilt\, n. [See {Geld}, v. t.] (Zo["o]l.)
    A female pig, when young.
  2. \Gilt\,
    imp. & p. p. of {Gild}.
  3. \Gilt\, p. p. & a.
    Gilded; covered with gold; of the color of gold; golden
    yellow. ``Gilt hair'' --Chaucer.
  4. \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.
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