Origin of gold leaf
Related formsgold-leaf, adjective
Examples from the Web for gold leaf
On the plate of a gold-leaf electroscope place a metal canister having a loose lid.
Never attempt to take hold of gold-leaf with the fingers; only the experienced workman knows how to carry gold-leaf with a finger.Practical Bookbinding|Paul Adam
And on the frieze, done in gold-leaf too, was the Grecian lady of the lamps, always dancing.King--of the Khyber Rifles|Talbot Mundy
He was so big, and his beard glistened like the gold-leaf on the Shwe Dagon Pagoda.Parrot & Co.|Harold MacGrath
Any worshiper can prove his faith by clapping a bit of gold-leaf upon the statue.A Tour of the Missions|Augustus Hopkins Strong