Examples from the Web for ungilded
Their lofty neighbour Bolt Head on the left remained as yet ungilded, and retained its gray.A Pair of Blue Eyes|Thomas Hardy
For the first time I am commencing to see him in his true colors, ungilded by my ideals.The Secret of the Sundial|Mildred A. Wirt, AKA Ann Wirt
She has spoken the truth, the ungilded truth—how seldom I hear it!Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc|Mark Twain
It was a rough meeting, composed of rude elements, in a large but ungilded hall in Whitechapel.Dusty Diamonds Cut and Polished|R.M. Ballantyne
She did not stir to greet me; only transferred her stare from the gilded idol to dusty and ungilded me.The Best Short Stories of 1920|Various
Word Origin and History for ungilded
1560s (late Old English had gegylde); in modern use the more dignified past participle of gild (q.v.). Shakespeare's lilies were never gilded; the quote ("King John," iv.2) is, "To gild refined gold, to paint the lily."