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Guelder Rose

is the Rose de Gueldre, i.e. of the ancient province of Guelder or Guelderland, in Holland.

But Smith, in his English Flora, says it is a corruption of Elder Rose, that is, the Rose Elder, the tree being considered a species of Elder, and hence called the “Water Elder.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Guarantee
Guard
Guards of the Pole
Guarinos (Admiral)
Gubbings
Gudgeon
Gudrun
Gudule
Guebres or Ghebers [Fire-Worshippers]
Guelder Rose
Guelpho
Guelphs and Ghibellines
Guendolen
Guendolœna
Guenever
Guerilla
Guerino Meschino [the Wretched]
Guess (I)
Guest
Gueux