crock of gold

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crock of gold

A particularly large sum of money or valuable resources. Regulators chastised the financial firm for chasing crocks of gold through risky investments of questionable legality rather than protect their clients' funds. You're not going to find a crock of gold going into this business, but it's definitely lucrative enough to make a living.
See also: crock, gold, of
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But surely Freddie has a crock of gold of stashed somewhere?
Freddie replied: "Unfortunately not, sometimes it turns out it is not a crock of gold, merely a crock.
Does he think there is a crock of gold at the end of the rainbow providing the cash?
I've never won a Crock of Gold stage, mainly because most of the horses I have are younger and less experienced," she said.
Is this the same man who promised a crock of gold at the end of the rainbow?
Marcovicci stars as a romance-minded Irish lass whose world gets flipped when she and her father steal a crock of gold from a leprechaun.
If he was asked to choose between a crock of gold and a crock of you know what, he'll always go for the latter.
Every meeting will feature a Crock of Gold stage, unless marked with an asterix *.
Bats and shirts fell to the corporate branding machine years ago but Vaughan, who had a knee operation five weeks ago, obviously knows he's a crock of gold.
ADOLF Hitler's dinner plate is set to become a crock of gold after being found in a British collector's dusty attic.
A crock of gold awaits her as international companies queue up to have the high- profile athlete endorse their products in sponsorship deals.