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cloth-of-gold

[klawth-uh v-gohld, kloth-]
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noun
  1. a garden plant, Crocus augustifolius, of the iris family, native to the Crimean mountains, having orange-red flowers.
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Historical Examples

  • I'm sure they would look much better on my cloth-of-gold skirt.

    In Brief Authority

    F. Anstey

  • Most of them wore various shades of red; a few were in cloth-of-gold or blue.

  • Cloth-of-gold embroidered with pearls would not have satisfied her.

    Rough-Hewn

    Dorothy Canfield

  • In his turban of white cambric was twisted a scarf of cloth-of-gold.

  • And as for the son and heir, he shall be an eyesore to no young revellers, for he shall be drawn in cloth-of-gold breeches.