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noun Chiefly Scot.
  1. gold.
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Historical Examples of gowd

  • A loving heart and a leal within, are better than gowd or gentle kin.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

    Alexander Hislop

  • A's no gowd that glitters, nor maidens that wear their hair.

    The Proverbs of Scotland

    Alexander Hislop

  • The rank is but the guinea stamp—the man's the gowd for a' that.

    Ralph the Heir

    Anthony Trollope

  • Ye say that because he has a' them gowd maidles hing on his jocket!

  • They were a' glistening wi' gowd and silver; they're now as black as the crook.

    Bride of Lammermoor

    Sir Walter Scott