Like balloons, the birds were meant to be able to carry a human aloft in a gilded cage.
You may be wondering what work of monumental consequence is contained within these gilded pages.
To Altuzarra, the gilded gowns of his Spring/Summer 2014 line were replaced with a new idea of luxury.
As each model strode by, it was like watching a fairy tale come to life in the gilded salons of the Crillon.
You might imagine growing up a Hemingway the gateway to a gilded life.
The gilded vanes on their twisted chimneys and carved parapets pointed motionless to the warm south.
Manifestly, Jews did not believe in gilded images and holy water.
It was nearly seven o'clock, but the sun had not yet warmed or gilded the atmosphere.
Jack could see their eagles now, gilt and circled with gilded wreaths.
In a big, new, gilded room sailors and sergeants played checkers and more serious Venetians worked out dismal problems in chess.
1560s (late Old English had gegylde); in modern use the more dignified past participle of gild (q.v.). Shakespeare's lilies were never gilded; the quote ("King John," iv.2) is, "To gild refined gold, to paint the lily."