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Golden Shoe (A)


A pot of money. “The want of a golden shoe” is the want of ready cash. It seems to be a superlative of a “silver slipper,” or good luck generally, as he “walks in silver slippers.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Golden Horn
Golden House
Golden Legend
Golden Mean
Golden Ointment
Golden Opinions
Golden Palace
Golden Rose
Golden Rule
Golden Shoe (A)
Golden Shower
Golden Slipper (The)
Golden State
Golden Stream
Golden Thigh
Golden Tooth
Golden Town (The)
Golden Valley (The)
Golden Verses