Definition of Golding

1. Noun. English novelist (1911-1993).

Exact synonyms: Sir William Gerald Golding, William Golding
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer



Definition of Golding

1. Proper noun. (surname) ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A gold (coin). ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) A kind of (apple); a (goldling). ¹

4. Noun. (context: in north midland dialects) The (corn marigold) (''(l mul Chrysanthemum segetum)''). ¹

5. Noun. (context: in the Kentish dialect) The (ladybird) (''familia (l mul Coccinellidae)''). ¹

6. Noun. A kind of (red hop), a sub-variety of the (Canterbury hop). ¹

7. Verb. (present participle of gold) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Golding

1. [From the golden colour of the blossoms. A conspicuous yellow flower, commonly the corn marigold (Chrysanthemum segetum). [This word is variously corrupted into gouland, gools, gowan, etc. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Golding

goldfinches
goldfinny
goldfish
goldfish bowl
goldfishes
goldfishlike
goldhammer
goldhammers
goldichite
goldie
goldie's wood fern
goldier
goldiest
goldilocks
goldilocks aster
golding (current term)
goldings
goldish
goldless
goldlike
goldlip
goldmanite
goldmine
goldmines
goldmohur
goldmohurs
goldney
goldneys
goldplate
goldplated

Literary usage of Golding

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN, Sidney Lee (1890)
"This golding did in 1687 after Sidney's death, entitling the book ' A ... golding also knew Dr. Dee, who seems to have arranged to cure him of fistula on 30 ..."

2. Transactions of the American Ceramic Society Containing the Papers and by American Ceramic Society (1901)
"WILLIAM golding. It is with deep regret that we are so early in our history, called upon to chronicle the removal, by death, of one of our esteemed members. ..."

3. Collectanea Anglo-poetica: Or, A Bibliographical and Descriptive Catalogue by Thomas Corser, James Crossley (1877)
""And in this page of praise I cannot omit nged Arthur golding, ... in his Arte of English Poesie, 1589, 4to, thus commends golding for his Ovid: "In ..."

4. The Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal: Exhibiting a Concise View of the (1851)
"Dr golding Bird on the Nature and Chemical Characters of the Dumb- Bell Crystals, described as Oxalate of Lime. (Medical Gazette, 25th Since the appearance ..."

5. English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature by Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin (1892)
"ARTHUR golding was among those who took very seriously ... Arthur golding quotes, among signs of Divine displeasure, the famine under Mary, when men were ..."

6. Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson, Governor of Nottingham by Lucy Apsley Hutchinson, Julius Hutchinson, Charles Harding Firth (1885)
"All the popish gentry were wholly for the king, whereof one Mr. golding, next neighbour to Mr. Hutchinson, had been a private collector of the catholics' ..."

7. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the English Courts of Common Law by Great Britain Bail Court (1856)
"Id., and to secure the money lent, the interest, and the amount of the hops, golding gave three bills of exchange according to the following account. ..."

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