- a stiff compact clay or thick heavy clayey soil
C16: of obscure origin
- the Gault the Lower Cretaceous clay formation in eastern England
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Examples from the Web for gault
Gault, for example, did qualify as an alternate in 1988, but didn't compete, and then missed the team in '92 in Albertville.Is It Really That Easy to be an Olympic Bobsledder?
January 17, 2014
The Gault Millau guide had downrated the restaurant that year, and Loiseau was feeling the pressure.The Making of Michelin
September 22, 2009
Mrs. Ryan, who lives at 139 Gault court, agreed to the stipulation.The Widow O'Callaghan's Boys
As Gault made strangled noises, Pillbot stared interestedly.
Gault took hold of one of the angles of the thing, jerked at it savagely.
He would then experiment with that second one, without endangering Gault.
"Gault has some reason for not wanting his silhouette touched," he said.