a garden plant, Crocus augustifolius, of the iris family, native to the Crimean mountains, having orange-red flowers.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023
How to use cloth-of-gold in a sentence
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.
cloth-of-gold embroidered with pearls would not have satisfied her.Rough-Hewn | Dorothy Canfield
And today Mukna wears a cloth-of-gold, with gold rings on his tusks, and he walks in a royal procession.The Wonders of the Jungle, Book Two | Prince Sarath Ghosh
You had better set to work at once, as I may be requiring the cloth-of-gold very shortly.In Brief Authority | F. Anstey
In the public service Truth toils best when not clad in cloth-of-gold and bedaubed with fine lace.A Cynic Looks at Life | Ambrose Bierce
British Dictionary definitions for cloth of gold
cloth woven from silk threads interspersed with gold
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012