Definitions for gallantry
ˈgæl ən trigal·lant·ry
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heroism, gallantry, valor, valour, valorousness, valiance, valiancynoun
the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle)
"he showed great heroism in battle"; "he received a medal for valor"
chivalry, gallantry, politessenoun
courtesy towards women
polite attentiveness to women
chivalrous courtliness, especially towards women
an instance of gallant behaviour or speech
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: galanterie, French.
Make the sea shine with gallantry, and all
The English youth flock to their admiral. Edmund Waller.
The eminence of your condition, and the gallantry of your principles, will invite gentlemen to the useful and enobling study of nature. Joseph Glanvill, Sceps. Preface.
Hector, Deiphobus, and all the gallantry of Troy, I would have arm’d to-day. William Shakespeare, Troilus and Cressida.
The martial Moors, in gallantry refin’d,
Invent new arts to make their charmers kind. George Granville.
It looks like a sort of compounding between virtue and vice, as if a woman were allowed to be vicious, provided she be not a profligate; as if there were a certain point where gallantry ends, and infamy begins. Jonathan Swift.
splendor of appearance; ostentatious finery
bravery; intrepidity; as, the troops behaved with great gallantry
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
gallant persons, collectively
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
This word is now almost obsolete. It was formerly employed to express a deferential attention on the part of the man who in a crowded car gave up his seat to the ladies.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
Bravery; courageousness; heroism; intrepidity; as, the troops attacked the fort with great gallantry.
The numerical value of gallantry in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of gallantry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge or gallantry would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution is designed only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate for any other.
Tenacity, skill and gallantry have been your hallmarks, i remember the Battle of Britain being fought in the skies above us and we shall never forget the courage and sacrifice of that time.
Let's drink to the spirit of gallantry and courage that made a strange Heaven out of unbelievable Hell, and let's drink to the hope that one day this country of ours, which we love so much, will find dignity and greatness and peace again.
A high station in life is earned by the gallantry with which appalling experiences are survived with grace.
Frenchmen have an unlimited capacity for gallantry and indulge it on every occasion.
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