gold brick

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gold brick

n.
1. A bar of gilded cheap metal that appears to be genuine gold.
2. A fraudulent, worthless substitute.

gold brick

n
1. something with only a superficial appearance of value
2. informal US an idler or shirker
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It would more likely be the case that jurors would conclude he was simply a malevolent bohemian or an outright goldbricker, and that he should be tried, convicted, and put safely away.
Uris brings other well-worn types on deck too: a high-school football hero and a clumsy blond Swede, a reformed delinquent and a comic Indian who says "Me no like um white man's war," Spanish Joe Gomez ("the biggest thief, liar, and goldbricker in the Marine Corps") and a hapless battalion orderly known only as Ziltch.
Mark Brisbourne has his string in good form ahead of the new turf season and struck again with the Ben Swarbrick-ridden Goldbricker in the extended nine-furlong maiden.