galliard


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Galliard \Gal"liard\, a. [OE., fr. F. gaillard, perh. of Celtic
   origin; cf. Ir. & Gael. galach valiant, or AS. gagol, geagl,
   wanton, lascivious.]
   Gay; brisk; active. [Obs.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Galliard \Gal"liard\, n.
   A brisk, gay man. [Obs.]
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         Selden is a galliard by himself.         --Cleveland.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Galliard \Gal"liard\, n. [F. gaillarde, cf. Sp. gallarda. See
   Galliard, a.]
   A gay, lively dance. Cf. Gailliarde.
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         Never a hall such a galliard did grace.  --Sir. W.
                                                  Scott.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cinque-pace \Cinque"-pace`\, n. [Cinque + pace.]
   A lively dance (called also galliard), the steps of which
   were regulated by the number five. [Obs.] --Nares. Shak.
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