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gild

verb [T] uk   us   /ɡɪld/
to cover a surface with a thin layer of gold or a substance that looks like gold literary to cover the surface of something with bright gold light: Sunlight gilded the children's faces.
Translations of “gild”
in Vietnamese mạ vàng…
in Spanish dorar…
in Thai เคลือบทอง…
in Malaysian menyepuh…
in French dorer…
in German vergolden…
in Chinese (Traditional) 給…鍍金, 給…塗上金色, (光)把…染成金色…
in Indonesian melapisi, menyepuh…
in Chinese (Simplified) 给…镀金, 给…涂上金色, (光)把…染成金色…
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