gold leaf

Origin of gold leaf

First recorded in 1720–30
Related formsgold-leaf, adjective
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gold leaf

noun
  1. very thin gold sheet with a thickness usually between 0.076 and 0.127 micrometre, produced by rolling or hammering gold and used for gilding woodwork, etc
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