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fool's gold iron or copper pyrite, sometimes mistaken for gold because of its color.
free gold gold of the U.S. treasury whose use is not restricted to the redemption of gold certificates. [2 definitions]
gold bug any of several North American beetles having a shiny or gold luster. [2 definitions]
gold certificate a certificate or note representing a share of the U.S. gold reserve, formerly issued to and redeemable by the public, but now issued only to Federal Reserve Banks.
Gold Coast an area along the west central coast of Africa that formerly was a British territory and now is part of Ghana.
gold digger a person who digs for or mines gold. [2 definitions]
gold dust gold in the form of fine particles or a powder.
gold foil gold that has been beaten into thin sheets, slightly thicker than gold leaf.
gold leaf gold rolled or beaten into extremely thin sheets, used esp. for gilding.
gold medal the award for winning first place in an Olympic or other competition, with silver and bronze medals going to second and third place winners.
gold mine a place where gold ore is mined. [2 definitions]
gold plate tableware or containers made of or plated with gold. [2 definitions]
gold rush a sudden, hasty rush of people to an area where gold has been recently discovered.
gold standard a monetary system in which a set amount of gold is established as the measure of the value of the currency.
gold star a small golden star displayed as a sign that someone in one's family or organization has been killed in war. [2 definitions]
gold-filled made of a base metal with an outer layer of gold.
gold-finch any of several small North American birds, the males of which are yellow with black wings, tail, and forehead. [2 definitions]
gold-plate to cover with a layer of gold or electroplate with gold.
old gold a soft metallic yellow color.
white gold any of several whitish-colored gold alloys containing nickel, platinum, or the like.