Meaning of overgild

o•ver•gild

Pronunciation: (ō"vur-gild'), [key]
— -gild•ed -gilt, -gild•ing.
  1. to cover with gilding.
  2. to tint with a golden color: morning sunlight that overgilds the rooftops.
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