a medal, traditionally of silver or silver in color, awarded to a person or team finishing second in a competition, meet, or tournament.
Why Do We Call It The “Silver Screen”?Since its introduction in the early 20th century, the film industry’s contributions to the English language have been manifold.
Famous Sayings That Became Catalysts For Social ChangeHere are the 10 most famous calls to action and the circumstances that exhibit how these fighting words led to many of our social movements.
- silver jenny,
- silver jubilee,
- silver leaf,
- silver lining,
- silver maple,
- silver mound,
- silver nitrate,
- silver paper,
- silver perch,
- silver plate
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He was greeted by Canadian rower Malcolm Howard, a member of the silver-medal winning men's eight.Prince Harry: I'm Too Old To Go Out Anymore. Really Your Highness?!|Tom Sykes|August 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
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