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Definition of "gold-washing" [gold-washing]

  • A place where refuse is washed from gold. (noun)

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "gold-washing" in a sentence
  • "In the afternoon we walked a little way up and down the stream, and saw some gold-washing on a homeopathic scale."
  • "The wages of free laborers, when employed in such work as gold-washing, agriculture, or digging coal, is 2 yards of unbleached calico per day."
  • "When the rivers in the district of Manica and other gold-washing places have been flooded, they leave a coating of mud on the banks."