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- v. To cover with gilding.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To gild over; to varnish.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To cover with gilding: as, to overgild the carving of a piece of furniture.
She knew that they were talking about that old trouble, and Nahum Beals's voice of high wrath made her shrink; but, after all, she was removed from it all that night into a little prospective paradise of her own, which, as is the case in childhood, seemed to overgild her own future and all the troubles of the world.