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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

gildgɪld(v.t.)gild•ed; gilt, gild•ing.

  1. to coat with gold, gold leaf, or a gold-colored substance.

  2. to give a bright, pleasing, or specious aspect to.

  3. Archaic. to make red, as with blood.

Idioms for gild:

  1. gild the lily,to add unnecessary refinements to something already exemplary.

    Category: Idiom

Origin of gild:

1300–50; ME; OE -gyldan; akin to gold



  1. Category: Western History

    Ref: guild .

Princeton's WordNet

  1. club, social club, society, guild, gild, lodge, order(verb)

    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. gild, begild, engild(verb)

    decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold


  1. gild(Verb)

    To cover with a thin layer of gold; to cover with gold leaf.

  2. gild(Verb)

    To adorn.

  3. gild(Verb)

    To make appear drunk.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gild(verb)

    to overlay with a thin covering of gold; to cover with a golden color; to cause to look like gold

  2. Gild(verb)

    to make attractive; to adorn; to brighten

  3. Gild(verb)

    to give a fair but deceptive outward appearance to; to embellish; as, to gild a lie

  4. Gild(verb)

    to make red with drinking


  1. Gild

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Anagrams of GILD

  1. glid

Translations for GILD

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to cover with gilt

We could gild the frame of that picture.

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