Definition of giltwood in English:

giltwood

Line breaks: gilt|wood
Pronunciation: /ˈgɪltwʊd
 
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adjective

[attributive]
  • Made of wood and gilded: an 18th-century carved giltwood chair
    More example sentences
    • The show will feature exquisite items from the eighteenth to the early twentieth century, including silver, giltwood and crystal chandeliers, sconces and girandoles, candelabra and candlesticks.
    • As for the George II Chinoiserie giltwood overmantel mirror by sold by Christie's New York on 3 June, it had it all.
    • The pieces on show add to our knowledge of contemporary craftsman and cabinetmakers, particularly the work of the relatively little known Robert Campbell, who most probably supplied many of the giltwood pieces for these rooms.

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