Related to Gold-bound: Gold bond


a.1.Encompassed with gold.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
This thing, at a distance, could not be distinguished, and signified absolutely nothing; nearer, it was a hogshead muffled in gold-bound green cloth; when close, it was a man, or rather a poussa, the interior extremity of whom, spreading over the interior of the box, entirely filled it, when still closer, the man was Mousqueton -- Mousqueton, with gray hair and a face as red as Punchinello's.
An altar was spread with golden bowls and vessels, a glass flask, a gold-bound Bible and an elaborate gilded cross over which the priest spoke and chanted in Russian and English.