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gault Line breaks: gault
Pronunciation: /ɡɔːlt/

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Definition of gault in English:


[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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