Definitions

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  • adj. Applied to various marine creatures whose shell has a gold-coloured edge.

Etymologies

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gold +‎ lip

Examples

  • Analyse a bulk sample of the building material, and you shall find it not dissimilar from the shell of a mollusc, and the interior film — no doubt a secretion of the animal — is to be safely accepted as analogous to the silky smoothness which molluscs (often of rough and rugged exterior) obtain by nacreous deposit and which finds its culmination in the goldlip mother-of-pearl?

    My Tropic Isle

  • Fortune than those who have not realised tile thrill of expectancy with which a huge goldlip, encrusted with coral and swathed with seaweed, is seized.

    Tropic Days

  • Pearl-divers are more susceptible to the charms of wayward Fortune than those who have not realised tile thrill of expectancy with which a huge goldlip, encrusted with coral and swathed with seaweed, is seized.

    Tropic Days

  • Analyse a bulk sample of the building material, and you shall find it not dissimilar from the shell of a mollusc, and the interior film -- no doubt a secretion of the animal -- is to be safely accepted as analogous to the silky smoothness which molluscs (often of rough and rugged exterior) obtain by nacreous deposit and which finds its culmination in the goldlip mother-of-pearl?

    My Tropic Isle

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