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    Definition:
    Gold - (n.) Alt. of Goolde
    Gold - (v. t.) A metallic element, constituting the most precious metal used as a common commercial medium of exchange. It has a characteristic yellow color, is one of the heaviest substances known (specific gravity 19.32), is soft, and very malleable and ductile. It is quite unalterable by heat, moisture, and most corrosive agents, and therefore well suited for its use in coin and jewelry. Symbol Au (Aurum). Atomic weight 196.7.
    Gold - (v. t.) Money; riches; wealth.
    Gold - (v. t.) A yellow color, like that of the metal; as, a flower tipped with gold.
    Gold - (v. t.) Figuratively, something precious or pure; as, hearts of gold.
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    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 common.
    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 bird.
    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 garibaldi.
    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 (Chrysanthemum segetum).
    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., of gold.
    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.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Gold - n. 1 precious yellow metallic element. 2 colour of gold. 3 a coins or articles made of gold. B wealth. 4 something precious or beautiful. 5 = *gold medal. adj. 1 made wholly or chiefly of gold. 2 coloured like gold. [old english]
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    Goldcrest - n. Tiny bird with a golden crest.
    Gold-digger - n. Slang woman who cultivates men to obtain money from them.
    Gold-dust - n. Gold in fine particles as often found naturally.
    Golden - adj. 1 a made or consisting of gold. B yielding gold. 2 coloured or shining like gold (golden hair). 3 precious; excellent.
    Golden age - n. Period of a nation's greatest prosperity, cultural merit, etc.
    Golden eagle - n. Large eagle with yellow-tipped head-feathers.
    Golden handshake - n. Colloq. Payment given on redundancy or early retirement.
    Golden jubilee - n. Fiftieth anniversary.
    Golden mean - n. The principle of moderation.
    Golden retriever - n. Retriever with a thick golden-coloured coat.
    Golden rod - n. Plant with a spike of yellow flowers.
    Golden rule - n. Basic principle of action, esp. do as you would be done by.
    Golden wedding - n. Fiftieth anniversary of a wedding.
    Gold-field - n. District in which gold occurs naturally.
    Goldfinch - n. Songbird with a yellow band across each wing.
    Goldfish - n. (pl. Same or -es) small reddish-golden chinese carp.
    Gold foil - n. Gold beaten into a thin sheet.
    Gold leaf - n. Gold beaten into a very thin sheet.
    Gold medal - n. Medal of gold, usu. Awarded as first prize.
    Gold-mine - n. 1 place where gold is mined. 2 colloq. Source of great wealth.
    Gold plate - n. 1 vessels made of gold. 2 material plated with gold.
    Gold-plate - v. Plate with gold.
    Gold-rush - n. Rush to a newly-discovered gold-field.
    Goldsmith - n. Worker in gold.
    Gold standard - n. System by which the value of a currency is defined in terms of gold.
    Mangold-wurzel - var. Of *mangel-wurzel.
    Marigold - n. Plant with golden or bright yellow flowers. [mary (probably the virgin), gold (dial.) Marigold]
    Marsh marigold - n. Golden-flowered plant.
    Old gold - adj. & n. (as adj. Often hyphenated) dull brownish-gold colour.
    Rolled gold - n. Thin coating of gold applied to a base metal by rolling.

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