Goldsmith beetle(Zoöl.), a large, bright yellow, American beetle of the family Scarabæidæ

(Gold"tit`) n. (Zoöl.) See Verdin.

(Gold"y*locks`) n. (Bot.) A plant of several species of the genus Chrysocoma; — so called from the tufts of yellow flowers which terminate the stems; also, the Ranunculus auricomus, a kind of buttercup.

(Go"let) n. The gullet. [Obs.] Chaucer.

(Go"let), n. (Zoöl.) A California trout. See Malma.

(Golf) n. [D. kolf club or bat, also a Dutch game played in an inclosed area with clubs and balls; akin to G. kolben club, but end, Icel. klfr tongue of a bell. bolt, Sw. kolf bolt, dart, but end, Dan. kolv bolt, arrow. Cf. Club, Globe.] A game played with a small ball and a bat or club crooked at the lower end. He who drives the ball into each of a series of small holes in the ground and brings it into the last hole with the fewest strokes is the winner. [Scot.] Strutt.

(Golf"er) n. One who plays golf. [Scot.]

(Gol"go*tha) n. Calvary. See the Note under Calvary.

(Gol"iard) n. [From OF. goliart glutton, buffoon, riotous student, Goliard, LL. goliardus, prob. fr. L. gula throat. Cf. Gules.] A buffoon in the Middle Ages, who attended rich men's tables to make sport for the guests by ribald stories and songs.

(Gol"iard*er*y) n. The satirical or ribald poetry of the Goliards. Milman.

Goliath beetle
(Go*li"ath bee"tle) [From Goliath, the Philistine giant.] (Zoöl.) Any species of Goliathus, a genus of very large and handsome African beetles.

(Goll) n. [Etymol. uncertain.] A hand, paw, or claw. [Obs.] Sir P. Sidney. B. Jonson.

(Go*loe"-shoe`) n. A galoche.

(Go*lore") n. See Galore.

(Go*loshe") n. See Galoche.

(Golt"schut) n.

1. A small ingot of gold.

2. A silver ingot, used in Japan as money.

(Gol"yard*eys) n. A buffoon. See Goliard. [Obs.] Chaucer.

Goldsinny to Good

(Gold"sin`ny) n. (Zoöl.) See Goldfinny.

(Gold"smith`) n. [AS. goldsmi. See Gold., and Smith.]

1. An artisan who manufactures vessels and ornaments, etc., of gold.

2. A banker. [Obs.]

The goldsmiths of London formerly received money on deposit because they were prepared to keep it safely.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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