goldbeating

or gold beat·ing

[ gohld-bee-ting ]
/ ˈgoʊldˌbi tɪŋ /

noun

the art or process of beating out gold into gold leaf.

Nearby words

  1. goldarn,
  2. goldarned,
  3. goldbach conjecture,
  4. goldbach's conjecture,
  5. goldbeater's skin,
  6. goldberg,
  7. goldberg, arthur,
  8. goldberg, rube,
  9. goldberger,
  10. goldberger, joseph

Origin of goldbeating

First recorded in 1755–65; gold + beating

Related formsgold·beat·er, noun

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