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gold

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429 in 381 verses (in OT : 403 in 357 verses) (in NT : 26 in 24 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

goldn. 
     An old English name of some yellow flower, -- the marigold (Calendula), according to Dr. Prior, but in Chaucer perhaps the turnsole.  [1913 Webster]
goldn. [AS. gold; akin to D. goud, OS. & G. gold, Icel. gull, Sw. & Dan. guld, Goth. gul, Russ. & OSlav. zlato; prob. akin to E. yellow. Yellow, and cf. Gild, v. t.].
  •  A metallic element of atomic number 79, 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 (melting point 1064.4Aurum). Atomic weight 196.97.  [1913 Webster]
    " Native gold contains usually eight to ten per cent of silver, but often much more. As the amount of silver increases, the color becomes whiter and the specific gravity lower. Gold is very widely disseminated, as in the sands of many rivers, but in very small quantity. It usually occurs in quartz veins (gold quartz), in slate and metamorphic rocks, or in sand and alluvial soil, resulting from the disintegration of such rocks. It also occurs associated with other metallic substances, as in auriferous pyrites, and is combined with tellurium in the minerals petzite, calaverite, sylvanite, etc. Pure gold is too soft for ordinary use, and is hardened by alloying with silver and copper, the latter giving a characteristic reddish tinge. [See Carat.] Gold also finds use in gold foil, in the pigment purple of Cassius, and in the chloride, which is used as a toning agent in photography."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Money; riches; wealth.  [1913 Webster]
    "For me, the gold of France did not seduce."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A yellow color, like that of the metal; as, a flower tipped with gold.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Figuratively, something precious or pure; as, hearts of gold.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
Age of gold. See Golden age, under Golden. -- Dutch gold, Fool's gold, Gold dust, etc. See under Dutch, Dust, etc. -- Gold amalgam, a mineral, found in Columbia and California, composed of gold and mercury. -- Gold beater, one whose occupation is to beat gold into gold leaf. -- Gold beater's skin, the prepared outside membrane of the large intestine of the ox, used for separating the leaves of metal during the process of gold-beating. -- Gold beetle (Zoöl.), any small gold-colored beetle of the family Chrysomelidæ; -- called also golden beetle. -- Gold blocking, printing with gold leaf, as upon a book cover, by means of an engraved block. Knight. -- Gold cloth. See Cloth of gold, under Cloth. -- Gold Coast, a part of the coast of Guinea, in West Africa. -- Gold cradle. (Mining) See Cradle, n., 7. -- Gold diggings, the places, or region, where gold is found by digging in sand and gravel from which it is separated by washing. -- Gold end, a fragment of broken gold or jewelry. -- Gold-end man. (a) A buyer of old gold or jewelry. (b) A goldsmith's apprentice. (c) An itinerant jeweler. “I know him not: he looks like a gold-end man.” B. Jonson. -- Gold fever, a popular mania for gold hunting. -- Gold field, a region in which are deposits of gold. -- Gold finder. (a) One who finds gold. (b) One who empties privies. [Obs. & Low] Swift. -- Gold flower, a composite plant with dry and persistent yellow radiating involucral scales, the Helichrysum Stœchas of Southern Europe. There are many South African species of the same genus. -- Gold foil, thin sheets of gold, as used by dentists and others. See Gold leaf. -- Gold knobs or Gold knoppes (Bot.), buttercups. -- Gold lace, a kind of lace, made of gold thread. -- Gold latten, a thin plate of gold or gilded metal. -- Gold leaf, gold beaten into a film of extreme thinness, and used for gilding, etc. It is much thinner than gold foil. -- Gold lode (Mining), a gold vein. -- Gold mine, a place where gold is obtained by mining operations, as distinguished from diggings, where it is extracted by washing. Cf. Gold diggings (above). -- Gold nugget, a lump of gold as found in gold mining or digging; -- called also a pepito. -- Gold paint. See Gold shell. -- Gold pheasant, or Golden pheasant. (Zoöl.) See under Pheasant. -- Gold plate, a general name for vessels, dishes, cups, spoons, etc., made of gold.<-- now usu. referring to objects made of a base metal with a layer of gold on the surface. --> -- Gold of pleasure. [Name perhaps translated from Sp. oro-de-alegria.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus Camelina, bearing yellow flowers. C. sativa is sometimes cultivated for the oil of its seeds. -- Gold shell. (a) A composition of powdered gold or gold leaf, ground up with gum water and spread on shells, for artists' use; -- called also gold paint. (b) (Zoöl.) A bivalve shell (Anomia glabra) of the Atlantic coast; -- called also jingle shell and silver shell. See Anomia. -- Gold size, a composition used in applying gold leaf. -- Gold solder, a kind of solder, often containing twelve parts of gold, two of silver, and four of copper. -- Gold stick, the colonel of a regiment of English lifeguards, who attends his sovereign on state occasions; -- so called from the gilt rod presented to him by the sovereign when he receives his commission as colonel of the regiment. [Eng.] -- Gold thread. (a) A thread formed by twisting flatted gold over a thread of silk, with a wheel and iron bobbins; spun gold. Ure. (b) (Bot.) A small evergreen plant (Coptis trifolia), so called from its fibrous yellow roots. It is common in marshy places in the United States. -- Gold tissue, a tissue fabric interwoven with gold thread. -- Gold tooling, the fixing of gold leaf by a hot tool upon book covers, or the ornamental impression so made. -- Gold washings, places where gold found in gravel is separated from lighter material by washing. -- Gold worm, a glowworm. [Obs.] -- Jeweler's gold, an alloy containing three parts of gold to one of copper.<-- 18K gold --> -- Mosaic gold. See under Mosaic.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

gold, n. & adj.
--n.
1 a yellow malleable ductile high density metallic element resistant to chemical reaction, occurring naturally in quartz veins and gravel, and precious as a monetary medium, in jewellery, etc.

Idiom
age of gold = golden age. gold amalgam an easily-moulded combination of gold with mercury. gold-beater a person who beats gold out into gold leaf. gold-beater's skin a membrane used to separate leaves of gold during beating, or as a covering for slight wounds. gold bloc a bloc of countries having a gold standard. gold brick sl.
1 a thing with only a surface appearance of value, a sham or fraud.
2 US a lazy person.
gold-digger
1 sl. a woman who wheedles money out of men.
2 a person who digs for gold. gold-dust 1 gold in fine particles as often found naturally.
2 a plant, Alyssum saxatile, with many small yellow flowers. gold-field a district in which gold is found as a mineral. gold foil gold beaten into a thin sheet. gold leaf gold beaten into a very thin sheet. gold medal a medal of gold, usu. awarded as first prize.
gold-mine
1 a place where gold is mined.
2 colloq. a source of wealth. gold of pleasure an annual yellow-flowered plant, Camelina sativa.
gold plate
1 vessels made of gold.
2 material plated with gold. gold-plate v.tr. plate with gold. gold reserve a reserve of gold coins or bullion held by a central bank etc. gold-rush a rush to a newly-discovered gold-field. gold standard a system by which the value of a currency is defined in terms of gold, for which the currency may be exchanged.
Gold Stick
1 (in the UK) a gilt rod carried on State occasions by the colonel of the Life Guards or the captain of the gentlemen-at-arms.
2 the officer carrying this rod.
gold thread
1 a thread of silk etc. with gold wire wound round it.
2 a bitter plant, Coptis tinfolia.
Usage
Symb.: Au.
2 the colour of gold.
3 a coins or articles made of gold. b money in large sums, wealth.
4 something precious, beautiful, or brilliant (all that glitters is not gold).
5 = gold medal.
6 gold used for coating a surface or as a pigment, gilding.
7 the bull's-eye of an archery target (usu. gilt).
--adj.
1 made wholly or chiefly of gold.
2 coloured like gold.
Etymology
OE f. Gmc

THESAURUS

gold

affluence, aluminum, americium, and pence, assets, aureate, aureateness, auric, bar, barium, beige, beryllium, bismuth, bottomless purse, brass, brassy, brazen, bronze, bronzy, buff, buff-yellow, bulging purse, bullion, cadmium, calcium, canary, canary-yellow, cash, cerium, cesium, chrome, chromium, circulating medium, citron, citron-yellow, cobalt, coin gold, coin silver, coinage, coined liberty, cold cash, copper, coppery, cream, creamy, cupreous, cuprous, currency, dollars, dysprosium, easy circumstances, ecru, embarras de richesses, emergency money, erbium, europium, fallow, fallowness, ferrous, ferruginous, filthy lucre, flaxen, fortune, fractional currency, gadolinium, gallium, germanium, gilded, gilt, gold nugget, gold-colored, gold-filled, gold-plated, golden, handsome fortune, hard cash, hard currency, high income, high tax bracket, holmium, independence, indium, ingot, iridium, iron, ironlike, lanthanum, lead, leaden, legal tender, lemon, lemon-yellow, lithium, lucre, luteolous, lutescent, lutetium, luxuriousness, magnesia, magnesium, mammon, managed currency, manganese, material wealth, medium of exchange, mercurial, mercurous, mercury, mintage, molybdenum, money, money to burn, moneybags, necessity money, neodymium, nickel, nickelic, nickeline, niobium, nugget, ocherish, ocherous, ochery, ochreous, ochroid, ochrous, ochry, opulence, opulency, or, osmium, palladium, pelf, pewter, pewtery, phosphorus, platinum, polonium, possessions, postage currency, postal currency, potassium, pounds, praseodymium, precious metals, primrose, primrose-colored, primrose-yellow, promethium, property, prosperity, prosperousness, protactinium, quicksilver, radium, rhenium, riches, richness, rubidium, ruthenium, saffron, saffron-colored, saffron-yellow, sallow, samarium, sand-colored, sandy, scandium, scrip, shillings, silver, silver-plated, silvery, six-figure income, sodium, soft currency, specie, steel, steely, sterling, straw, straw-colored, strontium, substance, tantalum, technetium, terbium, thallium, the almighty dollar, the wherewith, the wherewithal, thulium, tin, tinny, titanium, treasure, tungsten, upper bracket, uranium, vanadium, wealth, wealthiness, wolfram, xanthic, xanthous, yellow, yellow stuff, yellowish, yellowishness, yellowness, ytterbium, yttrium, zinc, zirconium

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gold

Money

N money, legal tender, money matters, money market, finance, accounts, funds, treasure, capital, stock, assets, wealth, supplies, ways and means, wherewithal, sinews of war, almighty dollar, needful, cash, mammon, dough, cabbage, money-like instruments, M, M, sum, amount, balance, balance sheet, sum total, proceeds, currency, circulating medium, specie, coin, piece, hard cash, cold cash, dollar, sterling coin, pounds shillings and pence, Ls, d, pocket, breeches pocket, purse, money in hand, cash at hand, ready money, ready cash, slug, wad wad of bills, wad of money, thick wad of bills, roll of dough, rhino, blunt, dust, mopus, tin, salt, chink, argent comptant, bottom dollar, buzzard dollar, checks, dibs, double eagle, eagle, Federal currency, fractional currency, postal currency, Federal Reserve Note, United States Note, silver certificate, gold certificate, long bit, short bit, moss, nickel, pile, pin money, quarter, red cent, roanoke, rock, seawan, seawant, thousand dollars, grand, single, one-dollar bill, two- dollar bill, five-dollar bill, fiver, fin, Lincoln, ten-dollar bill, sawbuck, twenty-dollar bill, Jackson, double sawbuck, fifty-dollar bill, hundred-dollar bill, C-note, penny, cent, Lincoln cent, indian head penny, copper, two-cent piece three-cent piece, half- dime, nickel, buffalo nickel, V nickel, dime, disme, mercury dime, quarter, two bits, half dollar, dollar, silver dollar, Eisenhower dollar, Susan B, Anthony dollar, precious metals, gold, silver, copper, bullion, ingot, nugget, petty cash, pocket money, change, small change, small coin, doit, stiver, rap, mite, farthing, sou, penny, shilling, tester, groat, guinea, rouleau, wampum, good sum, round sum, lump sum, power of money, plum, lac of rupees, major coin, crown, minor coin, monetarist, monetary theory, numismatics, chrysology, numismatist, paper money, greenback, major denomination, minor denomination, money order, postal money order, Post Office order, bank note, bond, bill, bill of exchange, order, warrant, coupon, debenture, exchequer bill, assignat, blueback, hundi, shinplaster, note, note of hand, promissory note, I O U, draft, check, cheque, back-dated check, negotiable order of withdrawal, NOW, remittance, credit, liability, drawer, drawee, obligor, obligee, moneyer, coiner, false money, bad money, base coin, flash note, slip, kite, fancy stocks, Bank of Elegance, argumentum ad crumenam, letter of credit, circulation, multiplier effect, inflation, double-digit inflation, hyperinflation, erosion of the currency, debasement of the currency, deflation, stagflation, exchange rate, rate of exchange, floating exchange rates, fixed rates, currency counter, currency exchange, bureau de change, gold-backed currency, gold standard, silver standard, bank account, savings account, checking account, money market account, NOW account, time deposit, deposit, demand deposit, super NOW account, certificate of deposit, CD, $, US$, Y, A$, Federal Reserve Bank, central bank, Federal Reserve Board, board of governors of the Federal Reserve, Treasury Department, Secret Service, mint, bureau of engraving, seigniorage, counterfeit, funny money, bogus money, (falsehood), interest, interest rate, discount rate, monetary, pecuniary, crumenal, fiscal, financial, sumptuary, numismatic, numismatical, sterling, nummary, barbarus ipse placet dummodo sit dives, but the jingling of the guinea helps the hurt that, Gelt regiert die Welt, money rules the world, money makes the world go round, nervos belli pecuniam infinitam, redet Geld so schweigt die Welt, money is the mother's milk of politics, money is the root of all evil, money isn't everything, as phony as a three-dollar bill, don't take any wooden nickels.

Orange

N orange, red and yellow, gold, or, flame color, ocher, Mars'orange, cadmium, cardinal bird, cardinal flower, cardinal grosbeak, cardinal lobelia (a flowering plant), orange, ochreous, orange-colored, gold-colored, flame-colored, copper-colored, brass-colored, apricot-colored, warm, hot, glowing.


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