1) A very thin sheet of metal. Some metals, such as gold, silver, palladium, platinum, aluminum, tin and Dutch metal (brass) are ductile enough to be beaten or rolled into very thin sheets for use in gilding.
2) One sheet of paper in a book.
Synonyms and Related Terms
feuille (Fr.); Blattmetall (Deut.); hoja (Esp.); blad (Ned.); folha (Port.)