- gold in fine particles.
Origin of gold dust
Examples from the Web for gold dust
Historical Examples of gold dust
The gold-dust stored in the dim recesses of his cellars haunted him.The Twins of Suffering Creek
He waded along the shore, and presently found in the surf a bag of gold-dust.Sacrifice
Stephen French Whitman
Miles decided to tell them of the loss of his bag of gold-dust.The Young Miner
Horatio Alger, Jr.
I shall be stiff with gold-dust and diamonds; a doll marrying a doll's bed-gown.Little Novels of Italy
Maurice Henry Hewlett
A while since, an Indian brought into a fort some gold-dust and a large nugget.Three Years on the Plains
Edmund B. Tuttle
- gold in the form of small particles or powder, as found in placer-mining
- a valuable or rare thingtickets for this match are gold dust