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A.Word.A.Day--best gold

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This week's theme: words related to archery.

best gold (best gold) noun

The shot nearest the exact center of the bull's-eye.

[The centermost circle (also known as bull's-eye) in a target is yellow or gold, hence the shot nearest to it is called the best gold.]

-Anu Garg (garg AT wordsmith.org)

"The John L Morgan Challenge Medal for the best gold at 100 yards went to Alan McCallum." Archery: Hallard Right on Target to Land Crown; Evening Telegraph (London, UK); Jun 12,2004.

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