Goldin Gold"in, Golding Gold"ing, n. (Bot.) [From the golden color of the blossoms.] A conspicuous yellow flower, commonly the corn marigold ({Chrysanthemum segetum}). [This word is variously corrupted into {gouland}, {gools}, {gowan}, etc.] [1913 Webster]

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