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[gohld-stohn] /ˈgoʊldˌstoʊn/
Origin of goldstone
1620-30; gold + stone Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • In Hove Park is the famous "grey wether," called the "goldstone."

    Seaward Sussex Edric Holmes
  • This used to lay in goldstone Bottom between the railway and the Downs.

    Seaward Sussex Edric Holmes
  • I watched the water ridging against the horizon like goldstone and changing swiftly to the blackest of greens.

    The Blue Man Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • The product was for a long time and is still used in the arts under the name of goldstone.

  • I knowed, a-course, that I could go kick up a fuss when Simpson stopped by his office on his trip back from goldstone.

    Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher Eleanor Gates
British Dictionary definitions for goldstone


another name for aventurine (sense 2), aventurine (sense 3)
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