- sheets of gold slightly thicker than gold leaf.
Origin of gold foil
Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325
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Examples from the Web for gold foil
There were casks of spirits and rows of bottles with gold-foil round their necks.The Exiles of Faloo
Cutting this, he found still a third covering of a finely pounded metal looking like gold-foil.The Web of the Golden Spider
Frederick Orin Bartlett
A small palm tree was set in the midst of the arena,—the trunk bronze, the leaves one sheen of gold-foil.God Wills It!
William Stearns Davis
That is just as a dentist jams one little bit of gold-foil home, and then another, and then another.How To Do It
Edward Everett Hale
- thin gold sheet that is thicker than gold leaf
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