Definition of gilder in English:

gilder

noun

  • See gild

    • ‘As any gilder will tell you, their success depends entirely on the carver's work.’
    • ‘Many artists were also gilders, frame makers, or sign and coach painters.’
    • ‘Such results were deliberately expensive and labor intensive, requiring the most inventive designers, skilled carvers, expert gilders, and experienced glassmakers.’
    • ‘In addition to apprenticeship and journeyman requirements, the regulations stipulated that all gilded work had to be stamped by the gilder.’
    • ‘The firm employed approximately one hundred specialized workers including gilders, carpenters, upholsterers, repairmen, and glaziers.’

Pronunciation

gilder

/ˈɡɪldə/