old gold


Definition of old gold

: a dark yellow

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The cave was an essential part of an old Gold Rush camp called Cave City. Mike Morris, Los Angeles Times, "Exploring Calaveras County caves keeps you cool, puts your imagination in high gear," 27 July 2019 Last year, Italian photographer Claudio Cerasoli made a series of visits to Gondo to document Alpine Tech's operations, as well as the remnants of the town's old gold mines. Michael Hardy, WIRED, "The Cryptocurrency Rush Transforming Old Swiss Gold Mines," 9 July 2019 Last year, biophysicist Moh El-Naggar and his graduate student Yamini Jangir plunged beneath South Dakota’s Black Hills into an old gold mine that is now more famous as a home to a dark matter detector. Quanta Magazine, "New Life Found That Lives Off Electricity," 21 June 2016 The region is so pressed for this precious resource, one city is spending millions to use water from an old gold mine to meet demand. Alicia Acuna, Fox News, "Colorado town hopes to strike gold by converting abandoned mine into fresh water reservoir," 3 July 2018 The centuries-old gold market has historically been resistant to change, traders say. Stephanie Yang, WSJ, "Bitcoin Pushes Ancient Gold Market to Try Digital," 15 June 2018 Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed a 2,200-year-old gold coin depicting the ancient King Ptolemy III, an ancestor of the famed Cleopatra. James Rogers, Fox News, "2,200-year-old gold coin discovered in Egypt," 31 May 2018 Or not quite unfailingly: The existence of billions of dollars of gold bonds—bonds payable in dollars of the old gold value—threatened the Warren system. James Grant, WSJ, "‘American Default’ Review: A New Deal for Gold," 28 May 2018 There has been an optimism among the old gold-and-black faithful that these Boilermakers might be the first since 1980 to reach the season's final weekend. Dan Greene, SI.com, "Purdue's Straightforward Style Could Be the Key to NCAA Tournament Success," 8 Mar. 2018

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1879, in the meaning defined above

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