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goldbeating

or gold beat·ing

[gohld-bee-ting]
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noun
  1. the art or process of beating out gold into gold leaf.
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Origin of goldbeating

First recorded in 1755–65; gold + beating
Related formsgold·beat·er, noun
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gold-beating

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