parcel-gilt

adjective

Definition of parcel-gilt

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: partly gilt (as on the inside only or so as to form ornamental figures)

parcel-gilt

noun

Definition of parcel-gilt (Entry 2 of 2)

: parcel-gilt ware

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History and Etymology for parcel-gilt

Adjective

Middle English, from parcel entry 2 + gilt

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“Parcel-gilt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parcel-gilt. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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