Definition of Gold-beater
1. Noun. An artisan who beats gold into gold leaf.
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Literary usage of Gold-beater
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1. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1887)
"... path bends toward а point nearly but not exactly opposite. painted gold-beater's skin the stems bent to the same degree as those which were not covered. ..."
2. The Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by Isaac Smith Homans, William B. Dana (1854)
"That puzzling material, '• gold-beater's skin," is an indispensable aid to him ; it и a ... constitute a packet with which the gold-beater labors, ..."
3. The Mysteries of the Court of London by George William MacArthur Reynolds (1855)
"Then the next moment the gold-beater was Been rushing up the steps as if he ... The gold-beater drank the raw spirit which his wife handed him ; and his ..."
4. The Young Folks' Cyclopædia of Common Things by John Denison Champlin (1884)
"The process is called gold-beating, and the workman who does it a gold-beater. The gold used is either pure or mixed with various parts of copper or silver, ..."