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 for Gilt
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gild \Gild\ (g[i^]ld), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gilded or Gilt
     (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Gilding.] [AS. gyldan, from gold gold.
     [root]234. See Gold.]
     1. To overlay with a thin covering of gold; to cover with a
        golden color; to cause to look like gold. "Gilded
        chariots." --Pope.
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              No more the rising sun shall gild the morn. --Pope.
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     2. To make attractive; to adorn; to brighten.
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              Let oft good humor, mild and gay,
              Gild the calm evening of your day.    --Trumbull.
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     3. To give a fair but deceptive outward appearance to; to
        embellish; as, to gild a lie. --Shak.
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     4. To make red with drinking. [Obs.]
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              This grand liquior that hath gilded them. --Shak.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gilt \Gilt\, n. [See Geld, v. t.] (Zool.)
     A female pig, when young.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gilt \Gilt\,
     imp. & p. p. of Gild.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gilt \Gilt\, p. p. & a.
     Gilded; covered with gold; of the color of gold; golden
     yellow. "Gilt hair" --Chaucer.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gilt \Gilt\, n.
     1. Gold, or that which resembles gold, laid on the surface of
        a thing; gilding. --Shak.
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     2. Money. [Obs.] "The gilt of France." --Shak. Gilt-edge

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  gilt
      adj 1: having the deep slightly brownish color of gold; "long
             aureate (or golden) hair"; "a gold carpet" [syn:
             aureate, gilded, gilt, gold, golden]
      n 1: a coating of gold or of something that looks like gold
           [syn: gilt, gilding]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  199 Moby Thesaurus words for "gilt":
     acting, affectation, appearance, attitudinizing, aureate, auric,
     barrow, beige, bluff, bluffing, blunt, boar, boodle, brass, brassy,
     bravery, brazen, bread, bronze, bronzy, bucks, buff, buff-yellow,
     cabbage, canary, canary-yellow, cheating, chiffon, chips, citron,
     citron-yellow, clinquant, color, coloring, copper, coppery, cream,
     creamy, cupreous, cuprous, deception, delusion, dinero, disguise,
     dissemblance, dissembling, dissimulation, dough, ecru, facade,
     face, fakery, faking, fallow, false air, false front, false show,
     falsity, feigning, feint, ferrous, ferruginous, festoons, finery,
     flaxen, folderol, foofaraw, four-flushing, fraud, frilliness,
     frilling, frills, frills and furbelows, frippery, front, froufrou,
     fuss, gaiety, gaudery, gelt, gilded, gilding, gingerbread, gloss,
     gold, gold-colored, gold-filled, gold-plated, golden, grease,
     green, green stuff, hog, humbug, humbuggery, imposture, iron,
     ironlike, jack, kale, lead, leaden, lemon, lemon-yellow, luteolous,
     lutescent, masquerade, mazuma, mercurial, mercurous,
     meretriciousness, moolah, mopus, nickel, nickelic, nickeline,
     ocherish, ocherous, ochery, ochreous, ochroid, ochrous, ochry,
     oil of palms, ointment, oof, ooftish, or, ostentation,
     outward show, paste, pewter, pewtery, pig, piggy, piglet, pigling,
     pinchbeck, playacting, porker, pose, posing, posture, pretense,
     pretension, pretext, primrose, primrose-colored, primrose-yellow,
     quicksilver, razorback, representation, rhino, rocks, saffron,
     saffron-colored, saffron-yellow, sallow, sand-colored, sandy,
     seeming, semblance, sham, shekels, shoat, show, silver,
     silver-plated, silvery, simoleons, simulacrum, simulation, sow,
     speciousness, spondulics, steel, steely, straw, straw-colored,
     suckling pig, sugar, superfluity, swine, the needful, tin, tinny,
     tinsel, trappings, trickery, trumpery, tusker, varnish, wampum,
     wild boar, window dressing, xanthic, xanthous, yellow, yellowish
  
  

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