English version

gilt

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Visual, Stocks & shares
giltgilt1 /ɡɪlt/ noun  1 [uncountable]AV a thin shiny material, such as gold or something similar, used to cover objects for decoration2 [countable]BFS a stock or share that is gilt-edged
Examples from the Corpus
giltBut pride of place goes to a display which won a silver gilt at last year's Chelsea Flower Show.The bowl has a secret flaw: a crack somewhere in the gilt.The horses wore golden plumes, tossing gilt.The spread between the two-year and 10-year gilt was 133 basis points, unchanged from yesterday.
Related topics: Visual
giltgilt2 adjective [only before noun]  AVcovered with gilt gilt lettering
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