Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of gold dust.

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Examples

  • I did not measure her in gold-dust, nor in dogs, and tents, and furs.

    The Wit of Porportuk

  • Twenty cents, thirty cents, fifty cents, sixty cents, were the values of the gold found in the pans, and at nightfall he washed his banner pan, which gave him a dollar's worth of gold-dust from a shovelful of dirt.

    All Gold Cañon

  • So the gold-scales were brought from the trading post, while Porportuk went away and came back with a man at his heels, on whose shoulders was a weight of gold-dust in moose-hide sacks.

    The Wit of Porportuk

  • The weighing was finished, and the gold-dust lay on the table in three dark-yellow heaps.

    The Wit of Porportuk

  • From its open mouth poured a yellow stream of coarse gold-dust and nuggets.

    LOVE OF LIFE

  • Their gold-dust had weighed up something like eight thousand dollars, and they could not but be contented.

    THE UNEXPECTED

  • In his possession was some two hundred dollars in gold-dust, which

    Chapter X

  • It was gold -- gold-dust, coarse gold, nuggets, large nuggets.

    Chapter X

  • Daylight hefted it absent-mindedly, and, still absent-mindedly, untied the strings and ran some of the gold-dust out on his palm.

    Chapter X

  • Every Italian knows exactly where the world's TV cameras will point on 7 December each year, the feast of Milan's patron St Ambrose, but also "La Prima" at La Scala when gold-dust tickets cost – on this night only – €2,400.

    A tale of two Italian opera cities

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