liquid gold


noun

a suspension of finely divided gold in a vegetable oil, used chiefly for gilding ceramic ware.

Nearby words

  1. liquid asset,
  2. liquid compass,
  3. liquid crystal,
  4. liquid ecstasy,
  5. liquid fire,
  6. liquid measure,
  7. liquid oxygen,
  8. liquid paraffin,
  9. liquid petrolatum,
  10. liquid propellant

Origin of liquid gold

First recorded in 1835–45

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