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goldbeating

[gohld-bee-ting] /ˈgoʊldˌbi tɪŋ/
noun
1.
the art or process of beating out gold into gold leaf.
Also, gold beating.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; gold + beating
Related forms
goldbeater, noun
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