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"
gild, begild, engild(verb)
decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold
To cover with a thin layer of gold; to cover with gold leaf.
To make appear drunk.
to overlay with a thin covering of gold; to cover with a golden color; to cause to look like gold
to make attractive; to adorn; to brighten
to give a fair but deceptive outward appearance to; to embellish; as, to gild a lie
to make red with drinking
Origin: [AS. gyldan, from gold gold. 234. See Gold.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
gild, v.t. to cover or overlay with gold: to cover with any gold-like substance: to gloss over: to adorn with lustre:—pr.p. gild′ing; pa.t. and pa.p. gild′ed or gilt.—ns. Gild′er, one who coats articles with gold; Gild′ing, act or trade of a gilder: gold laid on any surface for ornament.—Gilded Chamber, the House of Lords; Gild the pill, to do something to make a disagreeable thing seem less so. [A.S. gyldan—gold. See Gold.]
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The numerical value of GILD in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of GILD in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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