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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Gild v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gilded or Gilt (░); p. pr. & vb. n. Gilding.]
 1. To overlay with a thin covering of gold; to cover with a golden color; to cause to look like gold. Gilded chariots.”
    No more the rising sun shall gild the morn.   --Pope.
 2. To make attractive; to adorn; to brighten.
 Let oft good humor, mild and gay,
 Gild the calm evening of your day.   --Trumbull.
 3. To give a fair but deceptive outward appearance to; to embellish; as, to gild a lie.
 4. To make red with drinking. [Obs.]
    This grand liquior that hath gilded them.   --Shak.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: having the deep slightly brownish color of gold; "long
             aureate (or golden) hair"; "a gold carpet" [syn: aureate,
              gilt, gold, golden]
      2: based on pretense; deceptively pleasing; "the gilded and
         perfumed but inwardly rotten nobility"; "meretricious
         praise"; "a meretricious argument" [syn: meretricious, specious]
      3: rich and superior in quality; "a princely sum"; "gilded
         dining rooms" [syn: deluxe, luxurious, opulent, princely,
      4: made from or covered with gold; "gold coins"; "the gold dome
         of the Capitol"; "the golden calf"; "gilded icons" [syn: gold,