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gold dust

noun
1.
gold in fine particles.
Origin
1695-1705
1695-1705
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Examples from the web for gold dust
  • gold dust must be returned by the officer as so much money collected, at its current value, without exposing the same to sale.
  • Gold bullion, gold dust, and nonmanufactured precious metals.
British Dictionary definitions for gold dust

gold dust

noun
1.
gold in the form of small particles or powder, as found in placer-mining
2.
a valuable or rare thing: tickets for this match are gold dust
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