A version of the golden Rule is at the heart of every religion.
Whatever has happened in your day you can watch The golden Girls and forget about it.
And I had one more asset that Cosima loved: golden retrievers, seven of them; her dogs had had to stay behind at Clarendon Court.
The former Virginia governor was once the golden boy of the GOP.
He resided in Santa Barbara, Calif., with his golden retriever dogs and surfed in his spare time.
The story of the fall of the golden Horde may be briefly told.
Then golden Hair stepped in very carefully, and looked about her.
She bears to his lips the golden goblet, filled with the nectar of the gods.
Before us, stealing up the golden beach, would be the Mediterranean.
That wouldn't prevent them from trying to capture the golden skull, anyway.
c.1300, "made of gold," from gold + -en (2); replacing Middle English gilden, from Old English gyldan. Gold is one of the few Modern English nouns that form adjectives meaning "made of ______" by adding -en (e.g. wooden, leaden, waxen, olden); Old English also had silfren "made of silver," stænen "made of stone."
As a color from late 14c. Figurative sense of "excellent, precious, best" is from late 14c. Golden mean "avoidance of excess" translates Latin aurea mediocritas (Horace). Golden age, period of past perfection, is from 1550s, from a concept found in Greek and Latin writers; in sense of "old age" it is from 1961. The moralistic golden rule earlier was the golden law, so called from 1670s.
Do not do unto others as you would that they should do unto you. Their tastes may not be the same. [George Bernard Shaw, 1898]
Supremely fortunate; excellent: I'm golden