gold-beating

goldbeating

[gohld-bee-ting]
noun
the art or process of beating out gold into gold leaf.
Also, gold beating.


Origin:
1755–65; gold + beating

goldbeater, noun
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gold-beating
 
n
the act, process, or skill of hammering sheets of gold into gold leaf
 
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