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1gilt

adjective \ˈgilt\

: having a golden color

: covered with gilt

Full Definition of GILT

:  covered with gold or gilt :  of the color of gold

Origin of GILT

Middle English, from past participle of gilden to gild
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Color Terms

argentine, cerise, cerulean, cyan, ocher, perse, puce, taupe, vermilion

Rhymes with GILT

2gilt

noun

Definition of GILT

1
:  gold or something that resembles gold laid on a surface
2
slang :  money
3
:  superficial brilliance
4
:  a bond issued by the government of the United Kingdom

First Known Use of GILT

15th century

3gilt

noun

Definition of GILT

:  a young female swine

Origin of GILT

Middle English gylte, from Old Norse gyltr; akin to Old English gelde sterile — more at geld
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Animal Husbandry Terms

apiary, bantam, calico, girth, hogwash, mast, rut

gilt

noun \ˈgilt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GILT

:  a young female swine

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