Definition of Begild

1. Verb. Decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold.

Exact synonyms: Engild, Gild
Generic synonyms: Adorn, Beautify, Decorate, Embellish, Grace, Ornament
Derivative terms: Gilder, Gilding



Definition of Begild

1. v. t. To gild.

Definition of Begild

1. Verb. (transitive) To gild; to cover with gold. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Begild

1. to gild [v BEGILT or BEGILDED, BEGILDING, BEGILDS] - See also: gild

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Begild

beggiatoales
begging
begging off
begging the question
beggingly
beggingness
beggings
beghard
beghards
beghast
beghost
begift
begifted
begifting
begifts
begild (current term)
begilded
begilding
begilds
begilt
begin
begink
beginne
beginner
beginners
beginnes
beginneth
beginning
beginning(a)
beginning of day

Literary usage of Begild

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1. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1808)
"... your zeat~engage. , From active youth to venerable age, Ne'er did your tongue begild a rotten ..."

2. Mirror for magistrates: in five parts by William Baldwin, Richard Niccols, John Higgins (1815)
"... looking for more ayde, But when none came, wee thought our selues begild: Such Cornishmen as knew they were ..."

3. Turkey by Edson Lyman Clark, Wilfred C. Lay (1898)
"... and the sun on high was beginning to begild an irregular parallelogram on the wainscot—when I started up and hastily drew on some clothes. ..."

4. The English Review (1847)
"... and the sun on high was beginning to begild an irregular parallelogram in the wainscot, when I started up, and hastily drew on some clothes. ..."

5. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1853)
"... How does it illuminate his motives; how begild even his empty purse ! We remember his admiration of high birth, his partiality for noble blood. ..."

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