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金羊皮[きんようがわ, kinyougawa] (n) Golden Fleece [Add to Longdo]

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Fleece \Fleece\ (fl[=e]s), n. [OE. flees, AS. fle['o]s; akin to
     D. flies, vlies.]
     1. The entire coat of wool that covers a sheep or other
        similar animal; also, the quantity shorn from a sheep, or
        animal, at one time.
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              Who shore me
              Like a tame wether, all my precious fleece.
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     2. Any soft woolly covering resembling a fleece.
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     3. (Manuf.) The fine web of cotton or wool removed by the
        doffing knife from the cylinder of a carding machine.
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     {Fleece wool}, wool shorn from the sheep.
     {Golden fleece}. See under {Golden}.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Golden \Gold"en\ (g[=o]ld"'n), a. [OE. golden; cf. OE. gulden,
     AS. gylden, from gold. See {Gold}, and cf. {Guilder}.]
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     1. Made of gold; consisting of gold.
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     2. Having the color of gold; as, the golden grain.
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     3. Very precious; highly valuable; excellent; eminently
        auspicious; as, golden opinions.
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     {Golden age}.
        (a) The fabulous age of primeval simplicity and purity of
            manners in rural employments, followed by the {silver
            age}, {bronze age}, and {iron age}. --Dryden.
        (b) (Roman Literature) The best part (B. C. 81 -- A. D.
            14) of the classical period of Latinity; the time when
            Cicero, C[ae]sar, Virgil, etc., wrote. Hence:
        (c) That period in the history of a literature, etc., when
            it flourishes in its greatest purity or attains its
            greatest glory; as, the Elizabethan age has been
            considered the golden age of English literature.
     {Golden balls}, three gilt balls used as a sign of a
        pawnbroker's office or shop; -- originally taken from the
        coat of arms of Lombardy, the first money lenders in
        London having been Lombards.
     {Golden bull}. See under {Bull}, an edict.
     {Golden chain} (Bot.), the shrub {Cytisus Laburnum}, so named
        from its long clusters of yellow blossoms.
     {Golden club} (Bot.), an aquatic plant ({Orontium
        aquaticum}), bearing a thick spike of minute yellow
     {Golden cup} (Bot.), the buttercup.
     {Golden eagle} (Zool.), a large and powerful eagle ({Aquila
        Chrysa["e]tos}) inhabiting Europe, Asia, and North
        America. It is so called from the brownish yellow tips of
        the feathers on the head and neck. A dark variety is
        called the {royal eagle}; the young in the second year is
        the {ring-tailed eagle}.
     {Golden fleece}.
        (a) (Mythol.) The fleece of gold fabled to have been taken
            from the ram that bore Phryxus through the air to
            Colchis, and in quest of which Jason undertook the
            Argonautic expedition.
        (b) (Her.) An order of knighthood instituted in 1429 by
            Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy; -- called also
            {Toison d'Or}.
     {Golden grease}, a bribe; a fee. [Slang]
     {Golden hair} (Bot.), a South African shrubby composite plant
        with golden yellow flowers, the {Chrysocoma Coma-aurea}.
     {Golden Horde} (Hist.), a tribe of Mongolian Tartars who
        overran and settled in Southern Russia early in the 18th
     {Golden Legend}, a hagiology (the "Aurea Legenda") written by
        James de Voragine, Archbishop of Genoa, in the 13th
        century, translated and printed by Caxton in 1483, and
        partially paraphrased by Longfellow in a poem thus
     {Golden marcasite} tin. [Obs.]
     {Golden mean}, the way of wisdom and safety between extremes;
        sufficiency without excess; moderation.
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              Angels guard him in the golden mean.  --Pope.
     {Golden mole} (Zool), one of several South African
        Insectivora of the family {Chrysochlorid[ae]}, resembling
        moles in form and habits. The fur is tinted with green,
        purple, and gold.
     {Golden number} (Chronol.), a number showing the year of the
        lunar or Metonic cycle. It is reckoned from 1 to 19, and
        is so called from having formerly been written in the
        calendar in gold.
     {Golden oriole}. (Zool.) See {Oriole}.
     {Golden pheasant}. See under {Pheasant}.
     {Golden pippin}, a kind of apple, of a bright yellow color.
     {Golden plover} (Zool.), one of several species of plovers,
        of the genus {Charadrius}, esp. the European ({Charadrius
        apricarius}, syn. {Charadrius pluvialis}; -- called also
        {yellow plover}, {black-breasted plover}, {hill plover},
        and {whistling plover}. The common American species
        ({Charadrius dominicus}) is also called {frostbird}, and
     {Golden robin}. (Zool.) See {Baltimore oriole}, in Vocab.
     {Golden rose} (R. C. Ch.), a gold or gilded rose blessed by
        the pope on the fourth Sunday in Lent, and sent to some
        church or person in recognition of special services
        rendered to the Holy See.
     {Golden rule}.
        (a) The rule of doing as we would have others do to us.
            Cf. --Luke vi. 31.
        (b) The rule of proportion, or rule of three.
     {Golden samphire} (Bot.), a composite plant ({Inula
        crithmoides}), found on the seashore of Europe.
     {Golden saxifrage} (Bot.), a low herb with yellow flowers
        ({Chrysosplenium oppositifolium}), blossoming in wet
        places in early spring.
     {Golden seal} (Bot.), a perennial ranunculaceous herb
        ({Hydrastis Canadensis}), with a thick knotted rootstock
        and large rounded leaves.
     {Golden sulphide of antimony}, or {Golden sulphuret of
     antimony} (Chem.), the pentasulphide of antimony, a golden or
        orange yellow powder.
     {Golden warbler} (Zool.), a common American wood warbler
        ({Dendroica [ae]stiva}); -- called also {blue-eyed yellow
        warbler}, {garden warbler}, and {summer yellow bird}.
     {Golden wasp} (Zool.), a bright-colored hymenopterous insect,
        of the family {Chrysidid[ae]}. The colors are golden,
        blue, and green.
     {Golden wedding}. See under {Wedding}.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

  Golden Fleece
      n 1: in Greek mythology, a fleece of gold owned by the king of
           Colchis and guarded in a sacred grove by a dragon;
           recovered by Jason and the Argonauts

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