Bur marigold - () See Beggar's ticks.
Golde - (n.) Alt. of Goolde
Gold-beaten - (a.) Gilded.
Gold-beating - (n.) The art or process of reducing gold to extremely thin
leaves, by beating with a hammer.
Gold-bound - (a.) Encompassed with gold.
Goldcrest - (n.) The European golden-crested kinglet (Regulus cristatus,
or R. regulus); -- called also golden-crested wren, and golden wren.
The name is also sometimes applied to the American golden-crested
kinglet. See Kinglet.
Goldcup - (n.) The cuckoobud.
Golden - (a.) Made of gold; consisting of gold.
Golden - (a.) Having the color of gold; as, the golden grain.
Golden - (a.) Very precious; highly valuable; excellent; eminently
auspicious; as, golden opinions.
Golden-eye - (n.) A duck (Glaucionetta clangula), found in Northern
Europe, Asia, and America. The American variety (var. Americana) is
larger. Called whistler, garrot, gowdy, pied widgeon, whiteside, curre,
and doucker. Barrow's golden-eye of America (G. Islandica) is less
Golden-rod - (n.) A tall herb (Solidago Virga-aurea), bearing yellow
flowers in a graceful elongated cluster. The name is common to all the
species of the genus Solidago.
Goldfinch - (n.) A beautiful bright-colored European finch (Carduelis
elegans). The name refers to the large patch of yellow on the wings.
The front of the head and throat are bright red; the nape, with part of
the wings and tail, black; -- called also goldspink, goldie, fool's
coat, drawbird, draw-water, thistle finch, and sweet William.
Goldfinch - (n.) The yellow-hammer.
Goldfinch - (n.) A small American finch (Spinus tristis); the thistle
Goldfinny - (n.) One of two or more species of European labroid fishes
(Crenilabrus melops, and Ctenolabrus rupestris); -- called also
goldsinny, and goldney.
Goldfish - (n.) A small domesticated cyprinoid fish (Carassius auratus);
-- so named from its color. It is native of China, and is said to have
been introduced into Europe in 1691. It is often kept as an ornament,
in small ponds or glass globes. Many varieties are known. Called also
golden fish, and golden carp. See Telescope fish, under Telescope.
Goldfish - (n.) A California marine fish of an orange or red color; the
Gold-hammer - (n.) The yellow-hammer.
Goldie - (n.) The European goldfinch.
Goldie - (n.) The yellow-hammer.
Goldilocks - (n.) Same as Goldylocks.
Goldin - (n.) Alt. of Golding
Golding - (n.) A conspicuous yellow flower, commonly the corn marigold
Goldless - (a.) Destitute of gold.
Goldney - (n.) See Gilthead.
Goldseed - (n.) Dog's-tail grass.
Goldsinny - (n.) See Goldfinny.
Goldsmith - (n.) An artisan who manufactures vessels and ornaments, etc.,
Goldsmith - (n.) A banker.
Goldtit - (n.) See Verdin.
Goldylocks - (n.) A plant of several species of the genus Chrysocoma; --
so called from the tufts of yellow flowers which terminate the stems;
also, the Ranunculus auricomus, a kind of buttercup.
Mangoldwurzel - (n.) See Mangel-wurzel.
Mannheim gold - () A kind of brass made in imitation of gold. It contains
eighty per cent of copper and twenty of zinc.
Marigold - (n.) A name for several plants with golden yellow blossoms,
especially the Calendula officinalis (see Calendula), and the
cultivated species of Tagetes.
Marsh marigold - () A perennial plant of the genus Caltha (C. palustris),
growing in wet places and bearing bright yellow flowers. In the United
States it is used as a pot herb under the name of cowslip. See Cowslip.
Yellow-golds - (n.) A certain plant, probably the yellow oxeye.