Origin of gold standard
Examples from the Web for gold standard
It is time to expose the preposterous assurance of the gold-standard pundits.
Shrunken to the dreary platitudes of the gold-standard catechism, babbling of “sound currency” and “intrinsic value.”
Such a movement is fully in harmony with the opinions of the gold-standard advocates for the past twenty years.Money|John P. Jones
It's a great thing to be a citizen of a gold-standard nation, ain't it?'Roads of Destiny|O. Henry
Mr. Cleveland may well be deified in the gold-standard cult, for clearly he has been the arch-enemy of bimetallism.
British Dictionary definitions for gold standard
Culture definitions for gold standard
A system in which a nation's currency has a value measured in gold and can be exchanged for gold. Most nations, including the United States, went off the gold standard in the 1930s.