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white gold

any of several gold alloys colored white by the presence of nickel, palladium, or platinum.
Origin of white gold
First recorded in 1660-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • “Here is the evidence,” Penny said, showing her the white gold ring.

    Danger at the Drawbridge Mildred A. Wirt
  • You're so splendid and strong, and your skin is like white gold.

  • On the north-west of this land the ground shone with silver, tin and white gold mixed with silver.

  • They have a red gold and a white gold, which when used together produce an admirable effect.

    Letters to an Unknown Prosper Mrime
  • The jewel of the southern sky withdraws his light, paling before the white gold from the northern land.

    Mr. Isaacs F. Marion Crawford
  • Noticing the white gold ring which had fallen to the floor, she reached down and picked it up.

    Danger at the Drawbridge Mildred A. Wirt
  • With a low cry of surprise she reached down and picked up a plain band of white gold.

    Danger at the Drawbridge Mildred A. Wirt
British Dictionary definitions for white gold

white gold

any of various white lustrous hard-wearing alloys containing gold together with platinum and palladium and sometimes smaller amounts of silver, nickel, or copper: used in jewellery
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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