- having or displaying great dignity or nobility 2. [adj] - unflinching in battle or actionFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=gallant
[ French gallant
, prop. present participle
of Old French galer
to rejoice, akin to Old French gale
amusement, Italian gala
ornament; of German origin; confer Old High German geil
merry, luxuriant, wanton, German geil
lascivious, aki...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/G/4
Polite and attentive to ladies; courteous to women; chivalrous. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/G/4
Gal·lant' noun 1.
A man of mettle or spirit; a gay, fashionable man; a young blood. Shak. 2.
One fond of paying attention to ladies. 3.
One who wooes; a lover; a suitor; in a bad sense, a seducer. Addison.
» In the first sense it is by some orthoëpists ...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/G/4
Gal·lant' transitive verb
[ imperfect & past participle Gallanted
; present participle & verbal noun Gallanting
To attend or wait on, as a lady; as, to gallant
ladies to the play. 2.
To handle with grace or...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/G/4
having or displaying great dignity or nobility; `a gallant pageant`; `lofty ships`; `majestic cities`; `proud alpine peaks`Found on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=gallant
a man who attends or escorts a womanFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=gallant
• (a.) Showy; splendid; magnificent; gay; well-dressed. • (a.) Noble in bearing or spirit; brave; high-spirited; courageous; heroic; magnanimous; as, a gallant youth; a gallant officer. • (n.) One fond of paying attention to ladies. • (n.) One who wooes; a lover; a suitor; in a bad sense, a seducer. • (n.) A man of mettle o...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/gallant/
HMS Gallant was a British Greyhound Class destroyer of 1335 tons displacement built under the 1933 War Programme and launched in 1935, She was armed with four 4.7-inch guns; six smaller guns and eight 21-inch torpedo tubes. She was powered by three Admiralty 3-type boilers providing a top speed of 36 knots and carried a complement of 145.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/RG.HTM
In fashion, gallant was a form of decoration comprising ribbon loops and bows applied in abundance over the surface of a garment. Gallant was most popular among men during the 17th century.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/PG.HTM
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