gold foil ExamplesWord Origin noun
- sheets of gold slightly thicker than gold leaf.
Origin of gold foil Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325 Related formsgold-foil, adjective Examples from the Web for gold foil Historical Examples of gold foil
There were casks of spirits and rows of bottles with gold-foil round their necks.
Cutting this, he found still a third covering of a finely pounded metal looking like gold-foil.
Frederick Orin Bartlett
A small palm tree was set in the midst of the arena,—the trunk bronze, the leaves one sheen of gold-foil.
William Stearns Davis
That is just as a dentist jams one little bit of gold-foil home, and then another, and then another.
Edward Everett Hale
British Dictionary definitions for gold foil gold foil noun
- thin gold sheet that is thicker than gold leaf