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Gold in the form of a thin coating applied to a baser metal by rolling.‘swinging strands of rolled gold’as modifier ‘rolled-gold plate’
- ‘A chain of rolled gold was attached to keep me secure and a further chain with a jewelled weight was an optional extra.’
- ‘Finally, out of its leather pouch came his monocle - a plain lens in a rolled gold double rim.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.