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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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Gal"liard, n.

A brisk, gay man.

[Obs.]

Selden is a galliard by himself. Cleveland.

 

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Gal"liard, n. [F. gaillarde, cf. Sp. gallarda. See Galliard, a.]

A gay, lively dance. Cf. Gailliarde.

Never a hall such a galliard did grace. Sir. W. Scott.

 

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