white gold


any of several gold alloys colored white by the presence of nickel, palladium, or platinum.

Origin of white gold

First recorded in 1660–70
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Examples from the Web for white gold

  • Eerie jade-green and white-gold, the phosphorus shone in the starlight.

    Mr. Wicker's Window|Carley Dawson
  • She turned toward him and saw the light in his white-gold hair.

  • The beautiful girl stood quite still, looking to westward, a red glow on the white-gold masses of her hair.

    Mr. Isaacs|F. Marion Crawford

British Dictionary definitions for white gold

white gold


any of various white lustrous hard-wearing alloys containing gold together with platinum and palladium and sometimes smaller amounts of silver, nickel, or copper: used in jewellery
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