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1: of the highest quality or value; "gilt-edged securities"; "gilt-edged credentials"
2: having gilded edges as the pages of a book
or gilt-edge adjective Date: 1818 1. having a gilt edge 2. of the best quality or rating <gilt-edged securities>
Gilt-edge Gilt"-edge`, Gilt-edged Gilt"-edged`, a. 1. Having a gilt edge; as, gilt-edged paper. 2. Of the best quality; -- said of negotiable paper, etc. [Slang, U. S.]
Gilt-edged stocks or securities are issued by the government for people to invest in for a fixed period of time at a fixed rate of interest. (BRIT BUSINESS) ADJ: ADJ n
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