Associations to the word «Gild»
GILD, verb. (transitive) To cover with a thin layer of gold; to cover with gold leaf.
GILD, verb. (transitive) To adorn.
GILD, verb. (transitive) To make appear drunk.
GILD, noun. Alternative form of guild
GILD THE LILY, verb. (idiomatic) To embellish or improve something unnecessarily.
GILD THE LILY, verb. To add superfluous attributes to something.
GILD, noun. A formal association of people with similar interests; "he joined a golf club"; "they formed a small lunch society"; "men from the fraternal order will staff the soup kitchen today".
GILD, verb. Decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold.
More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use.