- a knight who is successful in the quest for the Holy Grail because of his purity and nobility of spirit: he is the son of Lancelot and Elaine
- any man regarded as very pure and noble
See Galahad in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- In Arthurian legend, the purest of the Knights of the Round Table who alone succeeded in the quest for the Holy Grail.
- One considered to be noble, pure, or chivalrous.