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galliard

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adjective gal·liard \ˈgal-yərd\

Definition of galliard

archaic

  1. :  gay, lively

Origin and Etymology of galliard

Middle English gaillard strong, lively, from Anglo-French, bold, stalwart


First Known Use: 14th century


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galliard

noun gal·liard

Definition of galliard

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

1533

First Known Use of galliard

1533


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