5 letter words with AUL in the middle

The following list contains 9 five letter words in English

5 letter words with AUL in the middle in English

Common 5 letter words with AUL in the middle with meaning

Parts of Speech

Noun, verb


Noun: a mistake or error; responsibility for a mistake or error

Verb: to blame or criticize someone for a mistake or error


US: /fɔlt/

UK: /fɔːlt/

Origin and Usage

The word "fault" originated from the Old French word "faute" which means "lack, deficiency, or mistake". It has been in use since the 13th century. As a noun, "fault" refers to a mistake or error, and as a verb, it means to blame or criticize someone for a mistake or error. The word is commonly used in legal contexts, such as when assigning responsibility for an accident or mistake.


Noun: mistake, error, flaw, defect, shortcoming

Verb: blame, criticize, condemn, censure, reproach

Related Words

blame, error, guilt, shame

Example Sentences

Noun: The fault in the machine caused it to malfunction. He accepted full fault for the accident.

Verb: The boss faulted the employee for the mistake in the report. She faulted herself for not preparing enough for the exam.

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  1. Parts of Speech: noun
  2. Definition: a type of blue-gray clay that is used to make bricks and pottery
  3. Pronunciations: US: /ɡɔlt/, UK: /ɡɔːlt/
  4. Origin and Usage: The word "gault" comes from Old French "galt" meaning "gray." It is a type of clay found in England and France that is used for making bricks and pottery. It was first used in the 19th century.
  5. Synonyms: blue clay, gray clay
  6. Related Words: fault, gaunt, guava, gummy, gypsy
  7. Example Sentences:
    • The potter used gault to make the vase.
    • The bricks for the new building were made from gault.
    • The gault clay was known for its strength and durability.
Parts of Speech:



1. The membrane enclosing a fetus in the womb, which is sometimes present at birth as a covering of the head or face.

2. A part of the amniotic sac that sometimes covers a newborns head or face at birth.


US: /kôlz/

UK: /kɔːlz/

Origin and Usage:

The word "cauls" comes from the Old French "cale", meaning "head covering". It has been used in English since the 14th century to refer to the membrane that surrounds a fetus in the womb. In some cultures, it was believed that a child born with a caul would have special powers or be protected from harm.



Related Words:

Claws, Hauls, Mauls, Sauls, Yauls

Example Sentences:
  1. She was born with a caul covering her face.
  2. The midwife carefully removed the caul from the newborns head.
  3. According to superstition, a child born with a caul would be lucky.
**baulk** 1. Parts of Speech: verb, noun 2. Definitions: - (verb) to hesitate or be unwilling to proceed with an action or idea; to stop short and refuse to go on - (noun) an instance of baulking; an obstacle or hindrance 3. Pronunciations: - US: /bɔk/ - UK: /bɔːk/ 4. Origin and Usage: - The word "baulk" originated from the Middle English word "balke," meaning a crossbeam or balk of timber. It was later used to describe an obstacle or hindrance, and eventually came to mean hesitating or stopping short of an action or idea. - "Baulk" is commonly used in British English, while "balk" is the preferred spelling in American English. 5. Synonyms: - (verb) hesitate, falter, waver, pause, resist, refuse, recoil, shy away - (noun) obstacle, hindrance, barrier, impediment, obstruction 6. Related Words: - fault, hulks, talks, waulk 7. Example Sentences: - The horse baulked at the jump and refused to go over it. - The companys plans were baulked by a lack of funding. - The new regulations could be a baulk to the companys growth.