Guelf

noun
\ ˈgwelf \
variants: or Guelph

Definition of Guelf 

: a member of a papal and popular political party in medieval Italy that opposed the authority of the German emperors in Italy — compare ghibelline

First Known Use of Guelf

1566, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Guelf

Italian Guelfo

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