from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who mines for gold.


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  • Polyus Gold , another Russian gold-miner, could enter the FTSE100 in November but will remain majority-owned by two billionaires.

    The FTSE 100: From Blue Chip to Fool's Gold

  • Russian gold-miner Polymetal plans to enter the FTSE100 before year end by swapping GDRs for shares in a Jersey-listed vehicle.

    The FTSE 100: From Blue Chip to Fool's Gold

  • I was a dyer's helper in Pyonhan, a gold-miner in the placers of Kang-wun, a rope-maker and twine-twister in Chiksan.

    Chapter 15

  • The biggest single gold-miner ETF trade was premised on outsize swings in the mining ETF in either direction, however, an outcome that isn't necessarily bullish.

    Gold 'Fear' Traders Turn to Gold Miners

  • I'm not here to quibble about what blogging might mean in 20 years or sell people new ideas like a mad gold-miner outside an barren cave, but I still can't let Butterworth act that smug.

    How do you spell 'poopoo-ing?'

  • Reread the story about death of the gold-miner Mason in "The White Silence," or "Love of Life," or The Call of the Wild, for example.


  • For the first time Angela realized why the gold-miner, once successful, could never rid himself of the fever.

    Colorado Jim

  • The diver took a lesson from the neighboring gold-miner, whose hydrostatic pump chisels away the mountain-side to lay bare the mother quartz.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 12, No. 28, July, 1873

  • Roberts was the name of a gold-miner who adopted him.

    Chapter 3

  • When he looked in the glass, and saw himself in broad slouch hat, and red flannel shirt, and belted trousers tucked into cowhide boots, with a blue bandanna handkerchief about his neck, he felt like a real gold-miner.

    Gold Seekers of '49


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