galliard


1gal·liard

adjective \ˈgal-yərd\

Definition of GALLIARD

archaic
:  gay, lively

Origin of GALLIARD

Middle English gaillard strong, lively, from Anglo-French, bold, stalwart
First Known Use: 14th century

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2galliard

noun

Definition of GALLIARD

:  a sprightly dance with five steps to a phrase popular in the 16th and 17th centuries

First Known Use of GALLIARD

1533

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