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gild

gild

 
pronunciation:
gIld
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: verb
inflections: gilded, gilding, gilds, gilt
definition: to cover or coat with gold.
The artist gilded the king's throne.
 
similar words:
enamel, lacquer, plate
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word guild (a group of workers)? Gild and guild sound alike but have different meanings.