partly gilded, esp (of an item of silverware) having the inner surface gilded
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How to use parcel-gilt in a sentence
The third suit is enriched with engraving, and was formerly parcel gilt, but the helmet does not belong to the suit.Authorised Guide to the Tower of London | W. J. Loftie
The parcel gilt Chalice still in use at Pickering Church belongs to this period.The Evolution Of An English Town | Gordon Home
A standing cup parcel-gilt of thirty-two ounces, eleven pounds seven shillings, the first of July.The Works of John Marston | John Marston
An example occurs in the India Museum, the hair dyed red and yellow, the handle of silver parcel-gilt.History of the Fan | George Woolliscroft Rhead
From Hyderabad in the Deccan is a parcel-gilt vase, an example of pierced-work, the opus interassile of the Romans.