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German translation of “gilt”

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gilt

noun /ɡilt/
a gold or gold-like substance
die Vergoldung, vergoldet
a tiny vase covered with gilt (also adjective) a gilt brooch.
gilt-edged adjective safe to invest in and certain to produce interest
erstklassig
gilt-edged stocks.
Translations of “gilt”
in Spanish dorado…
in French dorure, doré…
in Chinese (Traditional) 表面, 鍍金, 鍍銀…
in Russian позолота…
in Turkish altın kaplama, yaldızlı kaplama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 表面, 镀金, 镀银…
in Polish złocenie…
(Definition of gilt from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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