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silver gilt

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noun
an ornamental coating of silver, silver leaf, or a silver-colored substance.
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Origin of silver gilt

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425
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British Dictionary definitions for silver gilt

silver-gilt

noun
silver covered with a thin film of gold
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