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gild

Pronunciation: /gɪld/

Translation of gild in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [picture frame/statue] dorar gilded youth [literary/literario] dorada juventud [literary/literario]
    Example sentences
    • While most were of a standard alloy of leaded bronze some were gilded or made in gold or silver.
    • They came to it rather quickly, the largest building in the village that was covered in jewels and gilded with gold.
    • Almost everything was gilded in gold, and the room seemed to sparkle.

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