Origin of Les Gueux
Examples from the Web for gueux
The log-cabin and hard-cider watchwords were born of a taunt, like the "Gueux" of the Netherlands.
The Gueux league, in short, had now given to things an entirely different form.
At last it came into the head of one of them to cry, "Long live the Gueux!"
The celebrated Henry Etienne accused the author of speaking the language of the Gueux.Letters of John Calvin, Volume I (of 4)|Jules Bonnet
Immediately they drank to one another under this name, and the cry "long live the Gueux!"