Engild
Engild En*gild", v. t. To gild; to make splendent. [1913 Webster]

Fair Helena, who most engilds the night. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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  • engild — transitive verb Date: 15th century to make bright with or as if with light …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • engild — /en gild /, v.t. to brighten with or as with golden light: rays of the sun engilding the city s towers. [1350 1400; ME; see EN1 , GILD1] * * * …   Universalium

  • engild — en·gild …   English syllables

  • engild — verb decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold • Syn: ↑gild, ↑begild • Derivationally related forms: ↑gilder (for: ↑gild), ↑gilding (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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  • begild — Synonyms and related words: apply paint, aurify, bedaub, bedizen, besmear, brush on paint, calcimine, coat, color, complexion, cover, dab, daub, deep dye, dip, distemper, double dye, dye, emblazon, enamel, engild, face, fast dye, fresco, gild,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • besmear — Synonyms and related words: apply paint, attaint, bedaub, bedizen, begild, besmirch, besmoke, besmutch, besoil, bestain, black, blacken, blur, brand, brush on paint, butter, calcimine, coat, color, complexion, cover, dab, darken, daub, deep dye,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • coat — Synonyms and related words: Eton jacket, Leatherette, Leatheroid, Mao jacket, anorak, apply paint, bedaub, bedizen, begild, besmear, blanket, blazer, blouse, body coat, bolero, bomber jacket, bonnet, boot, breech, bristle, brush on paint, butter …   Moby Thesaurus

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