from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The working of gold; goldsmith's work.
  • noun The stopping or filling of teeth with gold.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Any of several processes involving working with gold (especially dental work)


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  • - pertaining to, like or composed of gold. adj. - having golden hair; making hair golden. adj. - having ears or ear-shaped outgrowths; lobed; ear-like. adj. producing gold. aurification, n. working with gold.

    xml's 2008


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