gallant

Part of speech: adverb

Gallantly.

Part of speech: noun

GALLANTNESS.

Part of speech: adjective

Intrepid; brave; chivalrous.

Part of speech: noun

A dashing fellow; an intrepid youth.

Part of speech: adjective

Polite and attentive to women; courteous.

Part of speech: noun

A man who pays court to women.

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Usage examples "gallant":

  1. At last, however, he made a gallant and a desperate effort. - "Mr. Meeson's Will", H. Rider Haggard.
  2. They made a stubborn resistance for a little while, but it was no use for any eight hundred, or even sixteen hundred, Indians to try to check a charge of the gallant old Fifth Cavalry, and they soon came to that conclusion, and began a running retreat toward Red Cloud agency. - "The Adventures of Buffalo Bill", Col. William F. Cody.
  3. " You see our gallant host makes an exception in our favour, Sir Tilton," said Lady Esmondet. - "A Heart-Song of To-day", Annie Gregg Savigny.