gold dust

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noun

gold in fine particles.

Nearby words

  1. gold chloride,
  2. gold coast,
  3. gold digger,
  4. gold digging,
  5. gold disc,
  6. gold farming,
  7. gold fever,
  8. gold field,
  9. gold fixing,
  10. gold foil

Origin of gold dust

First recorded in 1695–1705

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British Dictionary definitions for gold dust

gold dust

noun

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
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