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goldbeating

or gold beating

[gohld-bee-ting] /ˈgoʊldˌbi tɪŋ/
noun
1.
the art or process of beating out gold into gold leaf.
Origin of goldbeating
1755-1765
First recorded in 1755-65; gold + beating
Related forms
goldbeater, noun
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gold-beating

noun
1.
the act, process, or skill of hammering sheets of gold into gold leaf
Derived Forms
gold-beater, noun
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