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pot of gold

 
1. Lit. a container filled with gold, as in myth guarded by a leprechaun. I was hoping to find a pot of gold in the cellar, but there were only cobwebs.
2. Fig. an imaginary reward. Whoever gets to the porch first wins a pot of gold.
See also: gold, of, pot
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The four-week Pot of Gold promotion is open exclusively to Pennsylvania residents, with the winner selected at random from all entries received by March 13, 2006.
WELL READ Race fan Hugh TOP FORM Chloe, Helen and Rachel Lowry at Down Royal yesterday VIEW BEAUTY Grandstand spot POT LUCK Winners Alyson McIlroy and Stella Murtuagh PICK ME A WINNER Mirror leprechaun Laura with John and Martina as young Shaun tries his luck in the pot of gold yesterday
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But one thing's for sure - no one has found that pot of gold yet," he said.
Let's hope this is one rainbow without a pot of gold at its end.
More than 100 children enjoyed face painting, a concert by the older children, a celebration lunch with birthday cake and a present from the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow.
There's no pot of gold,'' said Steve Lopes, USC's senior associate athletic director.
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Jack will be climbing his beanstalk in search of a pot of gold near Coventry from the end of this month.
SO now we know what's at the end of the rainbow - and it's not a pot of gold.
MICHAEL GOMEZ is reaching out for his pot of gold after throwing away everything "through being an absolute idiot".