• WordNet 3.6
    • n gilder someone whose occupation is to apply an overlay of gold or gilt
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Gilder A Dutch coin. See Guilder.
    • n Gilder One who gilds; one whose occupation is to overlay with gold.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n gilder One who gilds; specifically, one who practises gilding as a trade or art.
    • n gilder See guilder.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Gilder one who coats articles with gold
    • n Gilder an old Dutch and German gold coin: now a silver coin=1s. 8d.:
    • n Gilder (Shak.) money generally.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Dut. gulden—Ger. gulden, gold.


In literature:

Gilder Tenement House Commission, work of, 88, 105, 108, 116, 228, 276, 279, 281.
"The Battle with the Slum" by Jacob A. Riis
I regarded Gilder as second only to Howells in all that had to do with the judgment of fiction.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
Gilder, Richard Watson, 296.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
Constant disputes arose between the painters and the gilders.
"The Venetian School of Painting" by Evelyn March Phillipps
They are good sculptors, gilders, and carpenters.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 - Volume 40 of 55" by Francisco Colin
Richard Watson Gilder was born in Bordentown, New Jersey, February 8, 1844, and was educated at his father's school.
"The Poets' Lincoln" by Various
This one was a wood-carver, that one a gilder.
"Aurora the Magnificent" by Gertrude Hall
He was apprenticed to a carver and gilder; but early abandoned that trade and devoted himself to literature and politics.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2, No. 12, May, 1851." by Various
How came it that you never communicated my rejection of Gilder's offer for the Rhone?
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Undoubtedly, the best procedure is to have the whole surface regilded by a professional gilder.
"Book Repair and Restoration" by Mitchell Buck

In news:

George Gilder on the Materialist Superstition.
The former chief executive of Van Gilder Insurance Corp. Who is charged with five counts of insider trading is taking an indefinite leave of absence as an employee of the company and as a member of its board of directors.
The Utah Jazz have waived center Brian Butch and forward Trey Gilder , general manager Dennis Lindsey announced Thursday afternoon.
Since the school reached its goal, Southaven principal Jeff Gilder will get slimed.
Jazz to invite Gilder to preseason camp.
Click the Van Gilder Funeral Home at right for complete details.
Marcello Giordani and Meagan Miller The tenor, fresh off singing Radamès in "Aida" at the Metropolitan Opera, and the soprano in a recital at Gilder Lehrman Hall, accompanied by Howard Watkins.
Since the school reached its goal, Southaven principal Jeff Gilder will get slimed .
George Gilder on the Materialist Superstition .
Listen to John J Miller interview George Gilder, author of Wealth and Poverty: A New Edition for the Twenty-First Century.
Chris Gilder, founder and CEO of Meridian Zero Degrees, talks with his wife, Christa, in the company's production area.
I'm the biggest Nick Gilder fan on WFMU.
Denver insurance executive Michael Van Gilder, left, indicted for insider trading, along with his lawyer, David Savitz, exit the federal courthouse in Denver on Wednesday morning, Oct 21, 2012, after Van Gilder's arraignment.
Insurance Broker Michael Van Gilder Indicted for Alleged Insider Trading.
Jefferson County Sheriff Mitch Woods presented Deputy Larry Gilder with a Life Saving Award at the Jefferson County Sheriff's Academy Classroom in Beaumont on Oct 30.

In science:

The gilder is an example where the Life game function L applied to an initial condition G yields L5 (G) = t(G) where t is a rigid motion of the plane.