gold leaves

gold leaf

noun
gold in the form of very thin foil, as for gilding.

Origin:
1720–30

gold-leaf, adjective
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gold leaf
 
n
very thin gold sheet with a thickness usually between 0.076 and 0.127 micrometre, produced by rolling or hammering gold and used for gilding woodwork, etc

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