valiance

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noun val·iance \ˈval-yən(t)s\

Definition of valiance

  1. :  valor

Origin and Etymology of valiance

Middle English vailliaunce, borrowed from Anglo-French vaillance, from vaillant “worthy, strong, courageous” + -ance -ance — more at 1valiant


First Known Use: 15th century


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