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Definition of the noun gilt

What does gilt mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: gilts

  1. a coating of gold or of something that looks like gold
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of gilt: gilding
    • more generic words: coat / coating = a thin layer covering something

Alternative definition of the noun gilt

noun

  1. A thin layer of gold or other metal; gilding
  2. [slang] money
  3. A security issued by the Bank of England (see gilt-edged)
  4. A young female pig, at or nearing the age of first breeding.

Definition of the adjective gilt

What does gilt mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: -

  1. having the deep slightly brownish color of gold

Alternative definition of the adjective gilt

adjective

  1. golden coloured

Definition of the verb gilt

What does gilt mean as a doing word?

verb

  1. past of gild

Music

"Gilt" is a music album by artists Machines of Loving Grace which was released in 1995. The cover image was based upon a photograph taken by Robert Wiles in 1947 of Evelyn McHale who had leapt to her death from the observation deck of the Empire State Building.

Writings

"Gilt" is a book by Stephen Greenhorn.

  • subject: Drama

Miscellanea

  1. Gilt is a restaurant.
  2. Gilt is a website.
  3. Gilt is a protein.
    • also known as IP30, Ifi30, Interferon gamma inducible protein 30
  4. Gilt is the app of the Gilt Groupe.
  5. Gilt a.k.a. Gilbert Island Time Zone is a time zone.
  6. Gilt a.k.a. interferon, gamma-inducible protein 30 is a gene.
    • also known as gamma-interferon-inducible lysosomal thiol reductase

Phrases with Gilt

  1. gilt-edged
  2. Gilt Darter
  3. Gilt-head bream
  4. Gilt-Edged Tanager

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Gilt

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Google previewFolens Dictionary (1999)

by Fred McDonald

gilt noun, adjective Gilt is a thin layer of gold used to decorate or cover something . [Gilt comes from Old English.] gin noun Gin is a strong, colourless alcoholic drink made from grain. [Gin comes from Geneva, the name of a citv in Switzerland .] ...

Google previewThe portable dictionary of the English language (1878)

by Noah Webster

Crown 8vo, cloth gilt, gilt edges, 7s. Gd. 6. Treasury of Natural Science. Comprising Natural Philosophy, Astronomy, Chemistry, Geology, etc., etc. With numerous Illustrations. Crown 8vo, cloth gilt, 7s. Gd. 9. A Million of Facts. By Sir Richard ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

Old French brown morocco, gilt paneled sides, fleurons in the corners, center ornaments with crowned L's and crowned interlaced A's, gilt back and edges. Bound for King Louis XIII. and Queen Anne of Austria by Le Gascon; initials HD in the ...

Google previewInternational Dictionary of Banking and Finance (2013)

by John Clark

gilt. switching. 165. public accept the offer by sending the information. general partner Partner whose liability for the debts of the partnership is unlimited. general partnership Formal partnership in which each partner shares equally in the ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

Old French brown morocco, gilt paneled sides, fleurons in the corners, center ornaments with crowned L's and crowned interlaced A's, gilt back and edges. Bound for King Louis XIII. and Queen Anne of Austria by Le Gascon; initials HD in the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic dictionary of library and information science (2005)

Gilt : Gold leaf that has been applied to the binding, page edges or less often the pages of a book.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

Old French brown morocco, gilt paneled sides, fleurons in the corners, center ornaments with crowned L's and crowned interlaced A's, gilt back and edges. Bound for King Louis XIII. and Queen Anne of Austria by Le Gascon; initials HD in the ...

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Gilt Meaning

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Quotes about Gilt

Only those books come down which deserve to last . All the gilt edges, vellum and morocco, all the presentation copies to all the libraries will not preserve a book in circulation beyond its intrinsic date. (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
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Scrabble value of G2I1L1T1

The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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