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.
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.
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