Gilder
Gilder Gild"er, n. One who gilds; one whose occupation is to overlay with gold. [1913 Webster]

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  • Gilder — Gil der, n. A Dutch coin. See {Guilder}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gilder — Gilder, William Henry, amerikan. Journalist und Polarfahrer, geb. 16. Aug. 1838 in Philadelphia, gest. 5. Febr. 1900 in Morristown (New Jersey), begleitete 1878–80 Schwatka (s.d.) nach King Willsamland, beteiligte sich 1881 an der Hilfsexpedition …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Gilder — A gilder is a craftsman who works with gold and silver to artistically cover an object as in the gold leaf process.It was rare for a gilder who worked with mercury to embelish metal products to live over 40 years of age.Gilder is a character in… …   Wikipedia

  • Gilder — Nick Gilder (* 7. November 1951 in London, England) ist ein englisch kanadischer Rocksänger. 1961 wanderte er mit seiner Familie nach Kanada aus. 1971 gründete er mit Jimmy McCulloch die Glam Rock Band Sweeney Todd, die 1976 mit ihm als… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Gilder — This interesting and unusual name of medieval English origin is a dialectal variant of Gold, itself a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in gold. The derivation is from the Old English pre 7th Century gyldan and the Old High… …   Surnames reference

  • gilder — noun A craftsman who works with gold and silver to artistically cover an object as in the gold leaf process. [...] worth as much as a Dutch Gilder, or about 21 Pence English …   Wiktionary

  • gilder — gild ► VERB 1) cover thinly with gold. 2) (gilded) wealthy and privileged: gilded youth. ● gild the lily Cf. ↑gild the lily DERIVATIVES gilder noun gilding …   English terms dictionary

  • gilder — noun see gild I …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gilder — gilder1 /gil deuhr/, n. a person or thing that gilds. [1275 1325; ME. See GILD1, ER1] gilder2 /gil deuhr/, n. guilder. * * * …   Universalium

  • Gilder — Позолотчик …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

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