nugget nugget  /ˈnə ɡɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a solid lump of a precious metal (especially gold) as found in the earth

Usage(s):

  1. Those few friends became 350,000 visitors, thanks to Twitter and Facebook's ability to turn even the most obscure nugget into a trend.
  2. Her wedding ring was made from a nugget of Welsh gold which came from the Clogau St David's mine near Dolgellau.
  3. Such fuel, some chestnut-sized, some no bigger than pea coal, and every now then a nugget as big as a man's hand, has kept the carrousel spinning for 16 years.

News

  1. Family behind Jerry's Nugget gets deadline to round up financing

    LAS VEGAS -- The Stamis family has two weeks to round up the financing to exit Chapter 11 bankruptcy before the main lender gets a chance to oust them from their long-time ownership of locals casino Jerry’s Nugget.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Rolling Good Times

  2. Golden Nugget's NCAAF 'Games of the Year' odds on the move

    The pool wasn’t the only place sharks were swimming at the Golden Nugget this past weekend. Las Vegas sharps and Nevada wiseguys, along with average football fanatics, poured into the sportsbook to bet on the college football “Games of the Year”...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Covers.com

  3. Nugget Market Keeps Deals Secret

    WOODLAND, Calif. — Nugget Market is offering “unbelievable” weekly deals to those who sign up to receive its weekly ad via email. read more
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Supermarket News

Quotes

  1. "I'm very excited to be a Nugget," Atkins said. "This is a great situation for me and I'm looking forward to winning a championship here in Denver."
    on Jul 16, 2007 By: Chucky Atkins Source: SportingNews.com

  2. "Honestly I hope it goes away, but every time we play the Sixers, I know it is going to come back," Iverson said. "I just want to be a Denver Nugget and not dwell on things that happened in Philadelphia. I owe it to my teammates to just play...
    on Jan 2, 2007 By: Allen Iverson Source: USA Today

  3. "The first half, we didn't play very Nugget-like," Denver coach George Karl said.
    on Oct 29, 2008 By: George Karl Source: Sports Network

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