- composed of a layer of gold backed with a base metal.
Compare filled gold.
Origin of gold-filled
First recorded in 1900–05
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Examples from the Web for gold-filled
He chewed on his cigar with savage grinding of gold-filled teeth.Whispering Wires
"Even if her hair was only gold-filled it would be something," Connie Bennett said.Roy Blakeley
Percy Keese Fitzhugh
He had oily black hair, and smiled with gold-filled teeth before one came to the real point of a joke.The Trail of the Hawk