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go in on to join with others in connection with (something).
goiter a visible swelling of the thyroid gland in the neck, caused by iodine deficiency.
Go Kart trademark for a particular type of kart.
gold a precious yellow metal chemical element that has seventy-nine protons in each nucleus, that occurs in pure form as a very dense, lustrous, highly malleable solid, and that is often mixed with other metals to make it harder and stronger. (symbol: Au) [11 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.
golden deep yellow and shiny. [3 definitions]
golden age (sometimes cap.) in Greek and Roman mythology, the first age of humans, in which people lived peacefully, prosperously, and innocently. [3 definitions]
golden ager (informal) an elderly person, esp. one who has retired or is of retirement age.
golden calf according to the Old Testament, a gold statue of a calf that the Israelites worshiped while Moses was on Mount Sinai. [2 definitions]
Golden Delicious a variety of yellow apple grown esp. in the United States, or the tree that bears this fruit.
golden eagle a large eagle that has golden brown feathers on its head and neck and is found in the mountainous areas of the Northern Hemisphere.
goldeneye either of two diving ducks of Eurasia or North America, having a short black bill, black and white plumage, and bright yellow eyes.
Golden Fleece in Greek mythology, the fleece of a golden, winged ram which is the object of the expedition of Jason and the Argonauts. [2 definitions]
golden handshake (informal) an amount of money or other special incentive offered to an employee as an inducement to retire early.
golden mean the prudent, moderate course between extremes; happy medium. [2 definitions]
golden oldie (informal) a song, record, movie, or the like that was very popular in the past and continues to be so.
golden parachute (informal) a contract or agreement that guarantees top executives of a company severance pay or other compensation in the event that they lose their jobs as a result of an acquisition by or merger with another company, or the severance pay so offered.