gild

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English gyldan (to gild, to cover with a thin layer of gold), from Proto-Germanic *gulþijaną, from Proto-Germanic *gulþą (gold).

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Verb[edit]

gild (third-person singular simple present gilds, present participle gilding, simple past and past participle gilded or gilt)

  1. (transitive) To cover with a thin layer of gold; to cover with gold leaf.
  2. (transitive) To adorn.
  3. (transitive) To make appear drunk.

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Noun[edit]

gild (plural gilds)

  1. Alternative form of guild

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Romanization[edit]

gild

  1. Romanization of 𐌲𐌹𐌻𐌳