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What is GULES

The heraldic name of the color usually called “red.” The word is derived from the Arabic word “gule,” a rose, and was probably introduced by the Crusaders. Gules is denoted in engravings by numerous perpendicular lines. Heralds who blazoned by planets and jewels called it “Mars,” and “ruby.” Wharton

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