Definition of Begilt
1. begild [v] - See also: begild
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Begilt
Literary usage of Begilt
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Thesaurus of English words and phrases by Peter Mark Roget (1883)
"Adj. ornamented, beautified, &c. r. ; ornate, rich, gilt, begilt, tesse- bited, festooned. become &c. (accord trith) 23. smart, gay, ..."
2. Works by Manuel Márquez Sterling, William Makepeace Thackeray, Leslie Stephen, Louise Stanage (1901)
"She buys a couple of begilt Bristol boards at the Fancy Stationer's, and paints her very best upon them—a shepherd with a red waistcoat on one, ..."