Nugget



[nuhg-it] /ˈnʌg ɪt/

noun
1.
a lump of something, as of precious metal.
2.
a lump of native gold.
3.
anything of great value, significance, or the like:
nuggets of wisdom.
4.
a bite-size piece of chicken, fish, etc., usually batter-fried.
5.
Welding. (in a spot-weld) the metal fused.
6.
Australian.

/ˈnʌɡɪt/
noun
1.
a small piece or lump, esp of gold in its natural state
2.
something small but valuable or excellent
/ˈnʌɡɪt/
noun
1.
trademark shoe polish
verb
2.
(transitive; sometimes not capital) (informal) to shine (shoes)
n.

1852, “lump of gold,” probably from southwestern England dialectal nug “lump,” of unknown origin [OED]. Another theory is that it is from a misdivision of an ingot. Transferred sense is from 1859.

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