or gold beat·ing
Origin of goldbeating
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The ancient Romans were not ignorant of the process of gold-beating, although they did not carry it so far as we do.Popular Technology; Volume 2
The arts of wire-drawing and gold-beating shew its wonderful ductility.Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry, 5th ed.
Pierre Joseph Macquer
In the city are canneries of vegetables and fruit, glass-works and a gold-beating establishment.
Even in the tombs at Beni-Hassan we find the process of gold-beating illustrated in full.A History of Art in Ancient Egypt, Vol. II (of 2)
- the act, process, or skill of hammering sheets of gold into gold leaf
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