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Definitions of golden

  1. very favorable or advantageous; " a golden opportunity"
  2. having the deep slightly brownish color of gold; " long aureate ( or golden) hair"; " a gold carpet"
  3. made from or covered with gold; " gold coins"; " the gold dome of the Capitol"; " the golden calf"; " gilded icons"
  4. suggestive of gold; " a golden voice"
  5. marked by peace and prosperity; " a golden era"; " the halcyon days of the clipper trade"
  6. Made of gold; consisting of gold.
  7. Having the color of gold; as, the golden grain.
  8. Very precious; highly valuable; excellent; eminently auspicious; as, golden opinions.
  9. Formed of, consisting of, or like, gold; shining; bright like gold; most valuable; excellent.
  10. Made of gold: of the color of gold: bright: most valuable: happy: highly favorable.
  11. Made of gold; gold- colored; bright; precious; happy.
  12. Made or consisting of gold; bright; shining; of a gold colour or lustre; excellent; most valuable; happy; pre- eminently favourable. Goldenfleece, the fleece of gold taken from the ram that bore phryxus through the air to Colchis, and in quest of which Jason undertook the Argonautic expeditions. Golden number, a number showing the year of the moon's cycle. Golden rule, the rule of three; the rule that we should do as we would be done by. Golden- hair, an evergreen with yellow flowers. Golden- lungwort, species of hawkweed. Golden- maiden- hair, a moss. Golden- mouseear, a species of hawk- weed. Golden- pheasant, a beautiful chinese pheasant. Golden- rod, a tall herb bearing yellow flowers. Golden- rod- tree, a shrub of the Canary Isles. Golden- samphire, a herb resembling samphire. Golden- saxifrage, a plant growing in wet ground. Golden- thistle, a herb with yellow flowers.

Usage examples for golden

  1. " A golden skull," Scotty said. – The Golden Skull by John Blaine
  2. He was an old man with golden hair. – Fairy Tales of the Slav Peasants and Herdsmen by Alexander Chodsko
  3. If she goes out much these " golden youth" might compromise her. – The Italians by Frances Elliot
  4. It was fortunate, indeed, that Isidor Straus had his little bag of golden coin at that moment. – The Romance of a Great Store by Edward Hungerford
  5. Or will he suffer me to taste These golden days no more? – Elegies and Other Small Poems by Matilda Betham
  6. I have had a good deal to do with those Knights of the Golden Circle, as they call themselves. – Raiding with Morgan by Byron A. Dunn
  7. His voice broke in spite of himself, for he had given up golden things. – Aladdin O'Brien by Gouverneur Morris
  8. " But I didn't want any change," he burst out a little later, talking to the still golden air round him. – Six Women by Victoria Cross
  9. Golden dreams do, now and again, it seems, get realized! – Up in Ardmuirland by Michael Barrett
  10. It brings out all the golden lights in your hair and eyes. – Penny Plain by Anna Buchan (writing as O. Douglas)
  11. Such was his golden dream, but it ended in utter failure. – This Country Of Ours by H. E. Marshall Author: Henrietta Elizabeth Marshall
  12. Almost holding her breath, she walked forward to the open golden doors. – A Book of Myths by Jean Lang
  13. Every moment was golden. – A Dog with a Bad Name by Talbot Baines Reed
  14. The dragon was asleep, so the man took a golden cup and bore it home to his lord. – Northland Heroes by Florence Holbrook
  15. Then have I said, Shall we cut off this finger, and buy my child a better, a brave golden finger? – The Works of John Bunyan Volume 3 by John Bunyan
  16. They did not fall before the golden image, and some jealous Chaldeans who saw them went and told the king. – Child's Story of the Bible by Mary A. Lathbury
  17. You had taken me to the golden silence with you. – The Golden Silence by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  18. Why should you live here and waste your golden days? – The Wife and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov
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