verb (used with object)

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

Nearby words

  1. engels,
  2. engels, friedrich,
  3. engender,
  4. enghien,
  5. enghien, d',
  6. engin.,
  7. engine,
  8. engine company,
  9. engine driver,
  10. engine house

Origin of engild

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

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