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overgild

[ oh-ver-gild ]
/ 藢o蕣 v蓹r藞g瑟ld /
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verb (used with object), o路ver路gild路ed or o路ver路gilt, o路ver路gild路ing.
to cover with gilding.
to tint with a golden color: morning sunlight that overgilds the rooftops.
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Origin of overgild

before 1050; Middle English overgilden,Old English ofergyldan.See over-, gild1
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