- valiant; sturdy
Origin of galliardMiddle English gaillard ; from OFr, brave ; from Medieval Latin an unverified form galia, strength ; from Indo-European base an unverified form gal-, to be able
- a lively French dance in triple time, for two dancers, popular in the 16th and 17th cent.
- music for this
- A spirited dance in triple time, popular in France in the 1500s and 1600s.
- The music for this dance.
Origin of galliardMiddle English gaillard, from Old French gaillart, probably of Celtic origin.