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An alloy of gold and copper.
- ‘It isn't related to silver, though, not like white gold and red gold and normal gold.’
- ‘It was made of braided bands of yellow gold and red gold, and his finger traced the pattern of the braid.’
- ‘Besides changing her palette, Moore has changed her subject matter to focus on mineral specimens and forged iron jewelry, some in combination with silver, red gold, and unusual gemstones.’
- ‘When the day had fully come, he pressed into my hands my morning-gift: A necklet and paired bracelets of red gold,.’
- ‘It was these ships that sailed north with a gift of 120 talents of red gold with which to gild Solomon's temple at Jerusalem.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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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.