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gilt1

 
pronunciation:
gIlt
parts of speech:
verb, adjective, noun
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: verb
definition: a past tense and past participle of gild.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: covered with a thin layer of gold or gold paint; gilded.
We have a gilt mirror frame.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a thin layer of gold or gold paint used for gilding.
He applied gilt on the picture frame.
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word guilt? Gilt and guilt sound alike but have different meanings.