gallants

[ adjective gal-uhnt for 1, 3, 4; guh-lant, -lahnt, gal-uhnt for 2, 5; noun guh-lant, -lahnt, gal-uhnt; verb guh-lant, -lahnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF gallants

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Monarchs and heroes, sages and lovers, these gallants are not.

But 'tis not my teachings will corrupt the gallants of Whitehall.

Come, lad,” said he, “look not glum; our gallants will have their jest.

But toil was hard, for trade was good, And gallants sometimes will be rude.

Le Gardeur was like none of the gallants you compare him with!

Some were met by gallants, some arrived at the veranda unescorted.

If any of the gallants or ladies should say, 'Let us drink,' they would all drink.

Remember that the only homage that does not sully must be that which these gallants will not give thee.

If any of the gallants or ladies should say, Let us drink, they would all drink.

But if these gallants were sedulous, she was correspondingly indifferent.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, "showily," from gallant + -ly (2). Meaning "with exaggerated courtesy" is from 1610s.