gold leaf

noun
Updated on: 16 Apr 2018

Definition of gold leaf

: an extremely thin sheet of gold that is used especially for gilding

Examples of gold leaf in a Sentence

  1. a frame covered with gold leaf

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First Known Use of gold leaf

circa 1741

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Definition of gold leaf for English Language Learners

  • : a very thin sheet of gold used especially to decorate a surface


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