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English definition of “gilt”

gilt

adjective     /ɡɪlt/
covered with a thin layer of gold or a substance that is intended to look like it: a gilt picture frame It's not solid gold - it's just gilt.Metals and metalworkingChemical elementsCovering and adding layers
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