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engild

[ en-gild ]
/ ɛnˈgɪld /
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verb (used with object)

to brighten with or as with golden light: rays of the sun engilding the city's towers.

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Origin of engild

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at en-1, gild1
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