gild

Part of speech: verb

To coat with gold; make lustrous; illuminate.

Part of speech: noun

An association of workers for mutual protection or cooperation.

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Usage examples "gild":

  1. Sir Harry's radiant good- temper seemed to gild the streets. - "The Ship of Stars", Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
  2. The nearest it ever came was to gild the north rim of the opening during the middle of the day. - "The Lookout Man", B. M. Bower.
  3. This mutiny devoid of daring deed Betrays your coward souls, betrays the youth Who tires of victories which gild the arms Of an unconquered chief, and yearns for flight. - "Pharsalia; Dramatic Episodes of the Civil Wars", Lucan.