Part of speech: noun

A precious metal of a yellow color, very heavy, ductile, and malleable; money made of this metal; hence, wealth.

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Usage examples "gold":

  1. The find was the greatest gold discovery which had been made in the history of the world up to that time. - "The South American Republics Part I of II", Thomas C. Dawson.
  2. The gold of the Busne,- give me his gold! - "The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow", Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
  3. Not long after the betel- nuts which were covered with gold arrived and the old woman Langa- an oiled them, and she used magic so that the betel- nuts went to invite all their relatives, who lived in other towns, to attend balaua with them. - "Traditions of the Tinguian: A Study in Philippine Folk-Lore", Fay-Cooper Cole.