American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Gold rolled or beaten into sheets somewhat thicker than gold leaf.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. thin sheets of gold, as used by dentists and others. See Gold leaf.
- n. foil made of gold
“A very welcome, one-inch-square packet sealed in bright gold foil that sparkled between Kristine’s thumb and forefinger.”
“The room was as full of furniture as it was of people and it was only after his third glass of jenever that Grijpstra could accept its wallpaper, gold foil printed with roses the size of cauliflowers.”
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