pot of gold

noun
1.
the realization of all one's hopes and dreams; ultimate success, fulfillment, or happiness: to find the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
2.
a sudden, huge windfall; sudden wealth: Your only chance for a pot of gold is to win the lottery.

Origin:
1890–95

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