goldbeating

or gold beat·ing

[gohld-bee-ting]
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noun

the art or process of beating out gold into gold leaf.

Nearby words

  1. goldarn,
  2. goldarned,
  3. goldbach conjecture,
  4. goldbach's conjecture,
  5. goldbeater's skin,
  6. goldberg,
  7. goldberg, arthur,
  8. goldberg, rube,
  9. goldberger,
  10. goldberger, joseph

Origin of goldbeating

First recorded in 1755–65; gold + beating

Related formsgold·beat·er, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for gold-beating

gold-beating

noun

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

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