rolled gold

variants: or rolled gold plate

Definition of rolled gold

1 : a base metal (as brass) with a thin plate of gold rolled over it
2 : a gold electroplate rolled or drawn out so that the gold becomes very thin

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First Known Use of rolled gold

1822, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Rolled gold.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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