gold

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. money, wealth; bullion, aurum; gilding, gilt, goldplate. See color.
II
(Roget's IV) modif.
1. [Made of gold, or plated with gold]
Syn. golden, aurous, gilded, gilt, beaten gold, carat metal, 24-carat, 18-carat.
2. [Of the color of gold]
Syn. yellow, aureate, gold-colored, red-gold, greenish gold, ochroid, flaxen, wheat-colored, deep tan, tawny.
n.
1. [A color]
Syn. deep yellow, ochroid, tawny; see color 1 , gold , modif. , sense 2.
2. [A precious metal]
Syn. aurum (AU), green gold, white gold, red gold, gold foil, gold leaf, gold plate, filled gold, commercial gold, gold alloy, cloth of gold, gold cloth, gold thread, gold wire, gold lace, gold tooling, rolled gold, mosaic gold, Mannheim gold, German gold, dead gold, Etruscan gold, Roman gold, colored gold; see also metal .
as good as gold*,
Syn. very good, well behaved, reliable, obedient; see excellent .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
1. color yellow, gilt, straw, tawny, flaxen, blond, honey, auric.
2. metal precious metal, nugget. ''The touchstone whereby to try men.''—Thomas Fuller.
WORD FIND
bar: ingot, bullion
fool’s: pyrite
of gold: aurous
glacial deposit: placer mine
overlay: gild, gilt
weight: carat

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