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Alternative forms

gu. or g. in heraldic contexts.

Etymology

From Old French geule “animal’s mouth, throat” via Middle French geules. Compare with French gueules and Spanish gules.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈguːlz/
  • IPA: /ˈgulz/

Noun

gules

  1. (heraldry) The blazoning term for red, e.g. on a coat of arms, typically represented in engraving by vertical parallel lines.

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Adjective

gules

  1. (heraldry) In blazon, of the colour red.
    • The symbol of the Red Cross is a cross gules.

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