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

Word History

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of gilt-edged was in 1818

Dictionary Entries Near gilt-edged

Cite this Entry

“Gilt-edged.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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