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gules

 (gyo͞olz)
n. Heraldry
The color red, indicated on a blazon by vertical lines.

[Middle English goules, from Old French, red fur neckpiece, pl. of gole, throat, from Latin gula.]

gules

(ɡjuːlz)
adj, n (usually postpositive)
(Heraldry) heraldry red
[C14: from Old French gueules red fur worn around the neck, from gole throat, from Latin gula gullet]

gules

(gyulz)
n.
the heraldic color red.
[1300–50; Middle English goules < Old French gueules red fur neckpiece, derivative of gole throat < Latin gula]
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I lay, under a crimson maple, and I remember how the light struck through it and flushed the print with the gules of the foliage.
After 1802, the chevalier sealed his letters with a very old seal, ill-engraved to be sure, by which the Casterans, the d'Esgrignons, the Troisvilles were enabled to see that he bore: Party of France, two cottises gemelled gules, and gules, five mascles or, placed end to end; on a chief sable, a cross argent.
This is how it came to pass that Clement Chardin des Lupeaulx, whose father was ennobled under Louis XV., and who beareth quarterly, first, argent, a wolf ravisant carrying a lamb gules; second, purpure, three mascles argent, two and one; third, paly of twelve, gules and argent; fourth, or, on a pale endorsed, three batons fleurdelises gules; supported by four griffon's-claws jessant from the sides of the escutcheon, with the motto "En Lupus in Historia," was able to surmount these rather satirical arms with a count's coronet.
de Treville had served him so faithfully in his wars against the league that in default of money--a thing to which the Bearnais was accustomed all his life, and who constantly paid his debts with that of which he never stood in need of borrowing, that is to say, with ready wit--in default of money, we repeat, he authorized him, after the reduction of Paris, to assume for his arms a golden lion passant upon gules, with the motto Fidelis et fortis.
These are our arms, that is, those of my father, but they are, as you see, joined to another shield, which has gules, a silver tower, which are my mother's.
The next day, the great Southdown female family carriage, with the Earl's coronet and the lozenge (upon which the three lambs trottant argent upon the field vert of the Southdowns, were quartered with sable on a bend or, three snuff-mulls gules, the cognizance of the house of Binkie), drove up in state to Miss Crawley's door, and the tall serious footman handed in to Mr.
A gold-embroidered belt of knighthood encircled his loins, with his arms, five roses gules on a field argent, cunningly worked upon the clasp.
My fair cousin of Burgundy granted no armorial bearings with a field of gules. The grandeur of houses is assured by the integrity of prerogatives.
This symbol comprises diagonal and Latin crosses made of chains on a gules background with an emerald at the central intersection.
In heraldry which colour is represented by the word "gules"?