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white gold

any of several gold alloys colored white by the presence of nickel, palladium, or platinum.
Origin of white gold
1660-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The beautiful girl stood quite still, looking to westward, a red glow on the white-gold masses of her hair.

    Mr. Isaacs F. Marion Crawford
  • She turned toward him and saw the light in his white-gold hair.

  • Eerie jade-green and white-gold, the phosphorus shone in the starlight.

    Mr. Wicker's Window Carley Dawson
British Dictionary definitions for white-gold

white gold

any of various white lustrous hard-wearing alloys containing gold together with platinum and palladium and sometimes smaller amounts of silver, nickel, or copper: used in jewellery
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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