Gault vs Hault - What's the difference?

gault | hault |


As a noun gault

is a type of stiff, blue clay, sometimes used for making bricks.

As an adjective hault is

(obsolete) lofty; haughty.

gault

English

(Gault Clay)

Noun

(en noun)
  • A type of stiff, blue clay, sometimes used for making bricks.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1901, author=Charles Kingsley, title=Two Years Ago, Volume I, chapter=, edition= citation
  • , passage=As he spoke, they turned off the main line of the rolling clays toward the foot of the chalk hills, and began to brush through short cuttings of blue gault and "green sand," so called by geologists, because its usual colours are bright brown, snow-white, and crimson. }}

    hault

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (obsolete) Lofty; haughty.
  • * Through support of countenance proud and hault . — Spenser.
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