Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Gold occurring naturally in a state of fine subdivision.—
- n. A plant, Alyssum saxatile, so called from the profusion of its small yellow flowers. Also called goldbasket.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. fine particles of gold, such as are obtained in placer mining; -- often used as money, being transferred by weight.
- n. the particles and flakes (and sometimes small nuggets) of gold obtained in placer mining
“If it wasn't for the money I wouldn't be a carrier box supervisor for all the gold dust on Paracelsus VI - and that's a whole planetfull of it.”
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