Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Brass, silver, or gold foil or wire.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Foil or wire made of gold, silver, or brass.

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  • noun Thin wire or foil made of brass, gold or silver; now especially thin strips of metallic foil used as Christmas decoration.

Etymologies

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From Italian lametta, diminutive of lama ‘metal plate’.

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