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Definition of the adjective Gules
What does Gules mean as an attribute of a noun?
- [tincture] In blazon, of the colour red.
Definition of the noun Gules
What does Gules mean as a name of something?
- [tincture] The blazoning term for red, e.g. on a coat of arms, typically represented in engraving by vertical parallel lines.
Gules: In heraldry, gules is the tincture with the colour red, and belongs to the class of dark tinctures called "colours". In engraving, it is sometimes depicted as a region of vertical lines or else marked with gu. as an abbreviation.
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by William Nicholson
Ruby, in heraldry, denotes the red colour wherewith the arms of noblemen are blazoned ; being the same which in the arms of others, not noble, is called gules. RUDBECKIA, in botany, so named from Olaus Rudbeck, ...
Dictionarium Britannicum: Or a More Compleat Universal Etymological English Dictionary Than Any Extant ... (1730)
by Nathaniel Bailey
colours are generally red, black, blue and purple, which are called as follows: the red is called gules; the blue, azure; the black, fable; the green, vert or finople; and the purple, purpure, tenny or tawney, and fanguine ...
Gran - Hum
Argent, a man's heart gules, ensigned with a crown or, and on a chief azure, three mullets of the first. The paternal coat of the name of Douglas, and quartered in the arms of the Duke of Hamilton, the Marquis of Queensberry, IS. 14. 15- 16. and ...
The Gentleman's Dictionary (1705)
In Three Parts. Viz. I. The Art of Riding the Great Horse ... II. The Military Art ... III. The Art of Navigation ... by Guillet (sieur.)
FLAG of Elbing, in Prussia; consists of two Bands, the uppermost white, with a Cross Gules ; the lowermost Red, with a Cross Argent.
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1856)
Or, Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature
Argent, a man's heart gules, ensigned with a crown or, and on a chief azure, three mullets of the first. The paterwal coat of the name of Douglas, and quartered in the arms of the Duke of Hamilton, the Marquis of Queensberry,
On the Basis of Dr. Gregory's Comprehending the Latest Improvements in Every Branch of Useful Knowledge by James Mitchell
Gules, a chevron argent. The bend contains the fifth part of the field in breadth when not charged; when charged, the third ; and is divided into the bendlet, ...
Gules, a Saracen's head afirontee, erased at the neck proper, environed about the temples with a wreath of the argent and gable ; borne by Mostyn Lord Mostyn. 14. Argent, three blackamoors' heads couped proper, banded about the head, ...
gules crowned with an imperial crown proper; over all a cross, also gules, charged in the centre with a lion passant gardant or Crest a dragon passant proper; wings elevated and pursled gules. Supporters; on each side a leopard argent, semé ...
by Lewis Spence
GUles. 181. GUles. of the Antilles believed that the dead appeared on the road when one went alone, but not when they went together ; among the Finns the ghosts o! the dead were to be seen by the Shamans, and not by men generally, ...
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Scrabble value of G2U1L1E1S1
The value of this 5-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of GULES
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