from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. A past tense and a past participle of gild1.
- adj. Covered with gold or gilt.
- adj. Resembling gold, as in color or luster.
- n. A thin layer of gold or something simulating gold that is applied in gilding.
- n. Superficial brilliance or gloss.
- n. Slang Money.
- n. A young sow that has not farrowed.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Gold or other metal in a thin layer; gilding.
- n. Money.
- n. A security issued by the Bank of England (see gilt-edged)
- adj. golden coloured
- n. A young female pig, at or nearing the age of first breeding.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of gild.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A female pig, when young.
- imp. & p. p. of gild.
- Gilded; covered with gold; of the color of gold; golden yellow.
- n. Gold, or that which resembles gold, laid on the surface of a thing; gilding.
- n. Money.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Preterit of gild.
- Of the color of gold; bright-yellow.
- n. The material used in gilding.
- An obsolete variant of gild.
- n. Money; geld.
- n. A young female pig.
- n. A Middle English form of guilt.
- n. One of a class of thieves.
- A simplified spelling of guilt.
- n. In archery, the innermost circle of the target; the gold.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
- n. a coating of gold or of something that looks like gold
Middle English, young sow, from Old Norse gyltr.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
See geld. (Wiktionary)