gild (v.), past forms gilt, gilded
enrich, adorn, beautify
AC I.v.37[Cleopatra to Alexas, of Antony] coming from him, that great medicine hath / With his tinct gilded thee
KJ II.i.491[King John to King Philip, of Blanche's dowry] all that we upon this side the sea ... / Find liable to our crown and dignity, / Shall gild her bridal bed
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