gault

/ (ɡɔːlt) /

noun

a stiff compact clay or thick heavy clayey soil

Nearby words

  1. gaulish,
  2. gaulle,
  3. gaulle, charles de,
  4. gaullism,
  5. gaullist,
  6. gaultheria,
  7. gaultier,
  8. gaum,
  9. gaumless,
  10. gaun

Word Origin for gault

C16: of obscure origin

Gault

/ (ɡɔːlt) /

noun

the Gault the Lower Cretaceous clay formation in eastern England
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