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[mass noun]
  • 1 (also gault clay) A thick, heavy clay.
  • 1.1 (Gault) Geology A series of Cretaceous clays and marls forming strata in southern England.


late 16th century: possibly related to Old Swedish galt, neuter of galder 'barren'.

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