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  • adj. having the color of gold


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  • Later, your arms wrapped around me, and my skirt was metallic gold-coloured and my skin was dark, dark, dark.

    Orpheus Revisited

  • It is like gold, or more exactly it is like the gold-coloured semi-precious stone which one sometimes sees in signet rings, and which I think is called a chrysoberyl.

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  • It was a pretty dress; a soft gold-coloured sheath, patterned with honeysuckle; she had felt rather guilty when she had bought it, for it had cost a lot of money; now her feeling was one of satisfaction.

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  • Some dude paid the above sum for a gold-coloured limited edition Nintendo NES cartridge from 1990.

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  • If theres room, therell be a shopping mall, a sterile shiny structure crammed with oblong units such as Next, River Island, Vodafone and Thorntons Chocolates, in which every plug, coat hanger and sheet of gold-coloured wrapping paper is in the exact place ordered by the chains marketing manager from head office in Basingstoke.

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  • Wearing a dark suit, glasses with gold-coloured earpieces and accompanied by his bodyguard, Lekota pleaded guilty to exceeding the national speed limit.

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  • Gold Medal for Human Rights, with gold medals coined by the Group in gold-coloured metal awarded to all the athletes who decide not to take part in the Olympic Games or other sporting events out of solidarity with the people of Tibet.

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  • Similar to past products, the gold-coloured Cruzer Titanium Plus offers a metal, crush-resistant body to further protect your data.

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  • The team flew gold-coloured F-86 Sabre jets more here from the Canada Aviation Museum and from 1959 to 1963, they were a fixture at airshows.

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  • I knew them very well, for the fact is, before Mary Smith came to live in our parts, I was rather partial to Miss Hodge, and her great gold-coloured ringlets; but Mary came and soon put her nose out of joint, as the saying is.

    The Great Hoggarty Diamond


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