gilding

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gilding

  1. Present participle of gild.

Noun[edit]

gilding (countable and uncountable, plural gildings)

  1. (uncountable) The art of applying gold leaf to a surface
  2. (uncountable) Gold leaf
  3. (countable) A coating of gold, etc.

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Danish gelding, from Old Norse geldingr.

Noun[edit]

gilding c (singular definite gildingen, plural indefinite gildinger or gildinge)

  1. (dated) eunuch
  2. (dialectal) a castrated animal

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