old gold

noun

Definition of old gold 

: a dark yellow

Examples of old gold in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

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 Last year, Mitch Seavey pocketed $71,250 for being the first into the old Gold Rush town on Alaska's western coast. Mark Thiessen, Fox News, "Norwegian musher leads the Iditarod at the halfway point," 8 Mar. 2018 The winner is expected in the old Gold Rush town of Nome about nine days later. Washington Post, "Mushers focus on trail ahead as Alaska’s Iditarod kicks off," 4 Mar. 2018 Under Canvas® Mount Rushmore is coming to Keystone, South Dakota on the grounds of an old gold mining settlement. Natalie B. Compton, GQ, "5 New Glamping Destinations for People Who Love Nature but Hate Discomfort," 22 Feb. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'old gold.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of old gold

1879, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about old gold

Statistics for old gold

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for old gold

The first known use of old gold was in 1879

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on old gold

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with old gold

Comments on old gold

What made you want to look up old gold? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to enclose within walls

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Late Autumn 2018 Words of the Day Quiz

  • frosted-autumn-leaves
  • Which is a synonym of yahoo?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!