Golden Fleece

noun

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Golden%20Fleece. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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