gault

noun
\ˈgȯlt \

Definition of gault 

chiefly British

: a heavy thick clay soil

First Known Use of gault

1575, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for gault

perhaps of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse gald hard-packed snow

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Gaulish

Gaulle, de

Gaullism

gault

gaum

gaumless

gaumy

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