gallantry

[n] - polite attentiveness to women
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Gallantry

• (n.) Civility or polite attention to ladies; in a bad sense, attention or courtesy designed to win criminal favors from a female; freedom of principle or practice with respect to female virtue; intrigue. • (n.) Splendor of appearance; ostentatious finery. • (n.) Gallant persons, collectively. • (n.) Bravery; intrepidity; as, t...
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gallantry

noun polite attentiveness to women
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Gallantry

[opera] Gallantry is a one act opera by composer Douglas Moore. The work is a parody of soap opera, complete with sung commercial interruptions. The work uses an English language libretto by Arnold Sundgaard. The opera premiered in a double bill with Dominick Argento`s The Boor on March 19, 1958 in New York City at the now-destroyed Brander...
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Gallantry

Gal'lant¬∑ry noun ; plural Gallantries . [ French galanterie .] 1. Splendor of appearance; ostentatious finery. [ Archaic] « Guess the gallantry of our church by this . . . when the desk whereon the priest read was inlaid with plates of silver.» Ful...
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gallantry

Origin: F. Galanterie. ... 1. Splendor of appearance; ostentatious finery. 'Guess the gallantry of our church by this . . . When the desk whereon the priest read was inlaid with plates of silver.' (Fuller) ... 2. Bravery; intrepidity; as, the troops behaved with great gallantry. ... 3. Civility or polite attention to ladies; in a bed sense, attenti...
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