An example of gold is the substance from which some jewelry is made.
An example of gold is the color of wheat.
An example of something gold is the color of the metal in an engagement ring.
A heart of gold.
A voice of pure gold.
France has won three golds and five silvers.
Won 9 golds in 13 events.
Origin of gold
- Middle English from Old English ghel-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English gold, from Old English gold (“gold”), from Proto-Germanic *gulþą (“gold”) (Compare Dutch goud, German Gold, Swedish guld), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰl̥tóm (“gold”), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰel- (“yellow; gleam; to shine”). compare Latvian zelts, Russian золото (zóloto), Persian زرد (zard, “yellow, golden”), Sanskrit हिरण्य (hiraṇya). More at yellow.
- From gold master, a copy of the code certified as being ready for release.