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old gold

n.
A dark yellow, from light olive or olive brown to deep or strong yellow.

old′-gold′ adj.
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old gold

n
(Colours)
a. a dark yellow colour, sometimes with a brownish tinge
b. (as adjective): an old-gold carpet.
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old′ gold′


n.
a color ranging from medium yellow to light olive.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.old gold - a dark yellowold gold - a dark yellow        
yellow, yellowness - yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
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The very pavement under Mr Verloc's feet had an old-gold tinge in that diffused light, in which neither wall, nor tree, nor beast, nor man cast a shadow.
She was lying on her side, tranquil above the smooth flow of time, again closely wrapped up in her fur, her head resting on the old-gold sofa cushion bearing like everything else in that room the decoratively enlaced letters of her monogram; her face a little pale now, with the crimson lobe of her ear under the tawny mist of her loose hair, the lips a little parted, and her glance of melted sapphire level and motionless, darkened by fatigue.
LIVERPOOL HARRIERS will swop their famous old-gold vests for purple ones when they represent the city at this season's leaguemeetings.