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[mass noun] A dull brownish-gold colour.‘a thick-piled carpet of old gold’
- ‘A ripening paddy crop had covered the fields in a mantle of old gold.’
- ‘She saw autumn in the purpling mountain-tops against a sunset of old gold.’
- ‘Tomorrow night the boys in old gold take on Liverpool, who will provide a totally different kind of challenge.’
- ‘An ideal size at 1300 seats and with a cared-for rather than restored look of cherubs, old gold, faded reds and creams.’
- ‘Fall brings loud crashing colors to the view from the kitchen window; fiery red and bright purple and old gold as the ivy blazes in the waning sunshine.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.