- having gilded edges, as the pages of a book
- of the highest quality, grade, or value: gilt-edged securities
See gilt-edged in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Having gilded edges, as the pages of a book.
- Of the highest quality or value: gilt-edged securities; gilt-edged credentials.
- Very wealthy: “Barricades prevented the curious from coming any closer to the gathering of gilt-edged mourners” (Edward Rothstein).
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