- (of securities and bonds) of the highest rating or quality; secure.
- (of bonds) government backed or guaranteed.
Origin of gilt-edged
Words nearby gilt-edged
How to use gilt-edged in a sentence
There was no mistaking this for the gaudiness and gilt of made-for-TV awards shows.
Thanksgiving may be about family, but that comes with an intimidating collection of double-edged swords.
But this public awareness of ED has been a double-edged sword.
As a tool of social activism, plague functions as a double-edged sword.Ebola Rages in West Africa, Reigniting Humanity’s Oldest Fear: The Plague|Scott Bixby|August 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The sky is pale-blue now, with pink-edged clouds, and old men and women have come out to sit on the porches.Stanley Booth on the Life and Hard Times of Blues Genius Furry Lewis|Stanley Booth|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Whatever you do, don't write a word to that Carr friend of yours; he's as sharp as a two-edged sword.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
I queried; and as I asked the question I noticed for the first time the gilt bars on his coat sleeve.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Marcus and Farringdon's pure badger, two shillings—gilt-edged badger half-a-crown.First Plays|A. A. Milne
Chumru edged nearer his master while their new acquaintance walked towards the ekka.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
It was all crimson and white, with a fur-edged velvet cap that it really took courage to wear, and fur-topped boots.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison