Cloth of gold
Noisette Noi*sette", n. (Bot.) A hybrid rose produced in 1817, by a French gardener, Noisette, of Charleston, South Carolina, from the China rose and the musk rose. It has given rise to many fine varieties, as the {Lamarque}, the {Marechal (or Marshal) Niel}, and the {Cloth of gold}. Most roses of this class have clustered flowers and are of vigorous growth. --P. Henderson. [1913 Webster]

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  • Cloth of gold — Cloth Cloth (kl[o^]th; 115), n.; pl. {Cloths} (kl[o^][th]z; 115), except in the sense of garments, when it is {Clothes} (kl[=o]thz or kl[=o]z). [OE. clath cloth, AS. cl[=a][thorn] cloth, garment; akin to D. kleed, Icel. kl[ae][eth]i, Dan.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cloth of gold — This article is about the fabric. For the snail, see Conus textile. For the 16th century event, see Field of Cloth of Gold. Cloth of gold is a fabric woven with a gold wrapped or spun weft referred to as a spirally spun gold strip . In most cases …   Wikipedia

  • cloth-of-gold — /klawth euhv gohld , kloth /, n. a garden plant, Crocus augustifolius, of the iris family, native to the Crimean mountains, having orange red flowers. * * * …   Universalium

  • Cloth of Gold, Field of — ▪ British and French history       in European history, the meeting place, between Guînes and Ardres near Calais in France, where Henry VIII of England and Francis I of France and their entourages gathered between June 7 and 24, 1520. The castles …   Universalium

  • Field of the Cloth of Gold — The Field of Cloth of Gold, also known as the Field of Golden Cloth (French: Le Camp du Drap d Or ) is the name given to a place in Balinghem, between Guînes and Ardres, in France, near Calais. It was the site of a spectacular meeting that took… …   Wikipedia

  • Field of the Cloth of Gold — von James Basire, 1774, Stich nach einem zeitgenössischen Ölgemälde. Vorne links Heinrich VIII. Das Camp du Drap d’Or ([kɑ̃ dy dra dɔr], engl. Field of the Cloth of Gold, dt. Feld des Güldenen Tuches) ist die historische Bezeichnung eines Ortes… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Field of Cloth of Gold — an event that took place near Calais in northern France in the summer of 1520 when the English king Henry VIII met the French king Francis I. The meeting became famous for the beautiful tents the two kings stayed in, the grand meals they ate, and …   Universalium

  • FIELD OF THE CLOTH OF GOLD —    a plain near Guisnes, where Henry VIII. had an interview with Francis I.; was so called from the magnificence displayed on the occasion on the part of both sovereigns and their retinue …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Age of gold — Gold Gold (g[=o]ld), n. [AS. gold; akin to D. goud, OS. & G. gold, Icel. gull, Sw. & Dan. guld, Goth. gul[thorn], Russ. & OSlav. zlato; prob. akin to E. yellow. [root]49, 234. See {Yellow}, and cf. {Gild}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Chem.) A… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cup of Gold — This article is about the novel. For the tropical tree climbing plant, see Solandra maxima. Cup of Gold   …   Wikipedia

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