Fabric made of silk or wool interwoven with gold threads: the bishop was dressed in cloth of gold [count noun]: a cloth of gold to cover his coffin
More example sentences
- The sherbet-cups are placed on a round tray, and covered with a round piece of embroidered silk, or cloth of gold.
- At the head of the procession was the Master and his two lieutenants who carried banners of purple velvet and cloth of gold.
- Beyond and below that was a chair of state facing the altar, and between this chair and the altar was St Edward's chair, covered in cloth of gold.
Definition of cloth of gold in:
- The US English dictionary