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goldstone

[gohld-stohn] /ˈgoʊldˌstoʊn/
noun
Origin of goldstone
1620-1630
1620-30; gold + stone
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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

goldstone

/ˈɡəʊldˌstəʊn/
noun
1.
another name for aventurine (sense 2), aventurine (sense 3)
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