gold-filled

[ gohld-fild ]
/ ˈgoʊldˈfɪld /

adjective Jewelry.

composed of a layer of gold backed with a base metal.

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Origin of gold-filled

First recorded in 1900–05
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Example sentences from the Web for gold-filled

  • He chewed on his cigar with savage grinding of gold-filled teeth.

    Whispering Wires|Henry Leverage
  • "Even if her hair was only gold-filled it would be something," Connie Bennett said.

    Roy Blakeley|Percy Keese Fitzhugh