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cloth-of-gold

[ klawth-uhv-gohld, kloth- ]
/ ˈklɔθ əvˈgoʊld, ˈklɒθ- /
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noun

a garden plant, Crocus augustifolius, of the iris family, native to the Crimean mountains, having orange-red flowers.

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cloth of gold

noun

cloth woven from silk threads interspersed with gold
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