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gules

[ gyoolz ]
/ gyulz /
Heraldry.
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noun
the tincture red.
adjective
of the tincture red: a lion gules.
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Origin of gules

1300–50; Middle English goules<Old French gueules red fur neckpiece, derivative of gole throat <Latin gula
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British Dictionary definitions for gules

gules
/ (ɡjuːlz) /

adjective, noun (usually postpositive)
heraldry red

Word Origin for gules

C14: from Old French gueules red fur worn around the neck, from gole throat, from Latin gula gullet
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