from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a lump of gold as found in gold mining or digging; -- called also a pepito.
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Although none of us has any idea of what a diamond or a gold nugget looks like, we are all aware of the diamond’s supremacy and thus of my second-place standing.
I like that I am no longer, as I was in Vera Pavlovna’s third grade, a yearning Pioneer vying for attention, a gold nugget to Zoya Churkina’s diamond.