Definition of Gold-beater

1. Noun. An artisan who beats gold into gold leaf.

Exact synonyms: Goldbeater
Generic synonyms: Artificer, Artisan, Craftsman, Journeyman



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gold-beater

goitred
goitres
goitrogen
goitrogenic
goitrogenicity
goitrogens
goitrous
goits
goji
goji berry
golabki
golcondas
gold
gold-bearing
gold-beater (current term)
gold-copper ore
gold-crowned kinglet
gold-dust
gold-filled
gold-finder
gold-finders
gold-finger
gold-myokymia syndrome
gold-plate
gold-plated
gold-plates
gold-tail moth
gold-top milk
gold-worker

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, ..."

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