What does the word valor mean?

Usage examples for valor

  1. Stout hearts, however, ultimately gained the day, and we in the twentieth century are reaping the benefits won for the country by the valor of our great- grandfathers. – The Dominion in 1983 by Ralph Centennius
  2. Dickey's valor did not fade, but his discretion came to the surface with a suddenness that took his breath away. – Castle Craneycrow by George Barr McCutcheon
  3. Frank, we know, was not wanting in courage, but he had learned, by experience, that there are times when " discretion is the better part of valor." – Frank on the Lower Mississippi by Harry Castlemon