a legendary goose that laid one golden egg a day and was killed by its impatient owner, who wanted all the gold immediately.
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- golden fizz,
- golden fleece,
- golden gate,
- golden gate bridge,
- golden goal,
- golden gram,
- golden hamster,
- golden handcuffs,
- golden handshake,
- golden hello
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a goose in folklore that laid a golden egg a day until its greedy owner killed it in an attempt to get all the gold at once
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