Associations to the word «Gild»

Wiktionary

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.

Dictionary definition

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.

Wise words

If you wish to know the mind of a man, listen to his words.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe