gilt-edged

adjective
\ ˈgilt-ˌejd How to pronounce gilt-edged (audio) \
variants: or gilt-edge \ ˈgilt-​ˈej How to pronounce gilt-edged (audio) \

Definition of gilt-edged

1 : having a gilt edge
2 : of the best quality or rating gilt-edged securities

First Known Use of gilt-edged

1818, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Gilt-edged.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gilt-edged. Accessed 1 Mar. 2021.

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gilt-edged

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English Language Learners Definition of gilt-edged

: having the best quality or rating

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