a person who makes or sells articles of gold.
(formerly) such a person also acting as a banker, moneylender, etc.
Oliver, 1730?–74, Irish poet, playwright, essayist, and novelist.
(formerly) a dealer or manufacturer of gold articles who also engaged in banking or other financial business
(in Malaysia) a Chinese jeweller
Oliver. ?1730–74, Irish poet, dramatist, and novelist. His works include the novel The Vicar of Wakefield (1766), the poem The Deserted Village (1770), and the comedy She Stoops to Conquer (1773)
Old English gold-smith, from gold + smith.
(Neh. 3:8,32; Isa. 40:19; 41:7; 46:6). The word so rendered means properly a founder or finer.
/ˈɡəʊldˌsɪnɪ/ noun (pl) -nies 1. any of various small European wrasses, esp the brightly coloured Ctenolabrus rupestris Also called goldfinny
noun 1. a brilliant golden scarabaeid beetle, Cetonia aurata, of Europe. noun 1. any of various scarabaeid beetles that have a metallic golden lustre, esp the rose chafer
noun 1. a monetary system with gold of specified weight and fineness as the unit of value. noun 1. a monetary system in which the unit of currency is defined with reference to gold 2. the supreme example of something against which others are judged or measured: the current gold standard for breast cancer detection […]
noun 1. a gold-colored star displayed, as on a service flag, to indicate that a member of one’s family, organization, or the like, was killed in war as a member of the armed forces. 2. Informal.