Meaning of GOLD in English


[gold] n, often attrib [ME, fr. OE; akin to OHG gold gold, OE geolu yellow--more at yellow] (bef. 12c) 1: a malleable ductile yellow metallic element that occurs chiefly free or in a few minerals and is used esp. in coins, jewelry, and dentures

2. a (1): gold coins (2): a gold piece b: money c: gold standard

3: a variable color averaging deep yellow

4: something resembling gold; esp: something valued as the finest of its kind "a heart of ~"

5: a medal awarded as the top prize in a competition: a gold medal

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