old gold


: a dark yellow

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Orange water was flowing from a century-old gold mine in Utah. Bryan Schott, The Salt Lake Tribune, 6 May 2021 The old gold rush boomtown of Fairbanks is the undisputed capital of the northern lights hunt in Alaska. Jamie Carter, Travel + Leisure, 7 Feb. 2023 Two smooth San Diego receivers in old gold, not powder blue and gold, made eight receptions worth 90 yards combined, furthering the Saints’ 24-0 victory over the Raiders. Tom Krasovic, San Diego Union-Tribune, 3 Nov. 2022 Beatty, an old gold rush town in Nye County, Nevada, looks like a Wild West stage set. Hillary Angelo, Harper’s Magazine , 12 Dec. 2022 Over the summer, an amateur historian in Newfoundland unearthed a 600-year-old gold coin. Jacquelyne Germain, Smithsonian Magazine, 23 Nov. 2022 Rare trove of 1,100-year-old gold coins discovered During the pandemic:Gold, silver and other precious metals poured in to the U.S. as purchases of other overseas items dropped. Natalie Neysa Alund, USA TODAY, 4 Sep. 2022 Despite two conference title game appearances since joining the SEC in 2012, Missouri’s football identity still needs work, starting with the old gold and black. Ben Flanagan | Bflanagan@al.com, al, 4 Aug. 2022 Añejo Tequila is old gold in color with slightly coppery flashes. Joseph V Micallef, Forbes, 1 May 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1879, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of old gold was in 1879

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“Old gold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/old%20gold. Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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