Golden Fleece


Definition of Golden Fleece

: a fleece of gold placed by the king of Colchis in a dragon-guarded grove and recovered by the Argonauts

First Known Use of Golden Fleece

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Golden Fleece.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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