This species of gilding is applied to woodwork, plaster, metal, &c.
Some of these fragments were richly ornamented with painting and gilding.
For gilding over a whole surface, as for instance an aureole round the head of a saint, the following is the best method.
After a season of rich blessings, gilding a future with bright hopes!
John Broom preferred flowers even to china cups with gilding on them.
gilding and tinsel were no longer bright to her, silks and velvet were no longer soft.
Giovanni e Paolo has no marble or gilding, but is full of monuments of Doges and generals.
The edges are richly gilded, and figures are pricked in the gilding.
For this he was gilded all over, and this gilding suited him and his family very well.
That, too, was weather-stained, and the gilding tarnished by long exposure.
"action of gilding," mid-15c.; "golden surface produced by gilding," 1630s; verbal noun from gild (v.).