silver gilt

noun

Definition of silver gilt

: gilded silver the coronets are of silver gilt— H. S. London

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History and Etymology for silver gilt

Middle English, from silver entry 1 + gilt, adjective

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“Silver gilt.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/silver%20gilt. Accessed 7 Mar. 2021.

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