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a stiff compact clay or thick heavy clayey soil
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C16: of obscure origin


the Gault, the Lower Cretaceous clay formation in eastern England
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  • Mrs. Ryan, who lives at 139 gault court, agreed to the stipulation.

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  • As gault made strangled noises, Pillbot stared interestedly.

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  • gault took hold of one of the angles of the thing, jerked at it savagely.

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  • He would then experiment with that second one, without endangering gault.

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  • "gault has some reason for not wanting his silhouette touched," he said.

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  • Why hadn't he been able to move it—Professor gault moved about freely.

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  • gault and Pillbot were picking themselves up to one side of the desk.

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  • Do you think gault will smell a mice when he hears my lessons?

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