Golden fleece

Definition of Golden fleece

See under Golden.
(Mythol.) The fleece of gold fabled to have been taken from the ram that bore Phryxus through the air to Colchis, and in quest of which Jason undertook the Argonautic expedition.
(Her.) An order of knighthood instituted in 1429 by Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy; - called also Toison d'Or.

See also: Fleece Golden Golden

Related Words

fleece, sheepskin
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