gault

/ (ɡɔːlt) /

noun

a stiff compact clay or thick heavy clayey soil

Word Origin for gault

C16: of obscure origin

British Dictionary definitions for gault (2 of 2)

Gault
/ (ɡɔːlt) /

noun

the Gault the Lower Cretaceous clay formation in eastern England
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