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gallantries, plural;
  1. Courageous behavior, esp. in battle
    • - a medal awarded for outstanding gallantry during the raid
  2. Polite attention or respect given by men to women

  3. Actions or words used when paying such attention

  1. heroism: the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle); "he showed great heroism in battle"; "he received a medal for valor"
  2. chivalry: courtesy towards women
  3. polite attentiveness to women
  4. (gallant) dandy: a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
  5. (gallant) unflinching in battle or action; "a gallant warrior"; "put up a gallant resistance to the attackers"
  6. (gallant) dashing: lively and spirited; "a dashing hero"
  7. (gallant) squire: a man who attends or escorts a woman
  8. (gallant) having or displaying great dignity or nobility; "a gallant pageant"; "lofty ships"; "majestic cities"; "proud alpine peaks"
  9. (gallant) chivalrous: being attentive to women like an ideal knight
  10. (gallant) fashionable young man, who is polite and attentive to women; one who woos, a lover, a suitor, a seducer; variant of topgallant; brave, valiant; honourable; grand, noble
  11. (Gallant) A variation of the Sergeant, based on rapier combat.
  12. (63 gallant) (of a man or his behavior) giving special attention and respect to women; chivalrous
  13. (Gallant) An 18th century compositional style that was light, elegant, non-contrapuntal, and highly ornamented.
  14. (Gallant) Brave, spirited, noble-minded, or chivalrous:
  15. (Gallant) smartly stylish, brave
  16. bravery; devotion to women; polite act or speech
  17. nebezî, ciwam&ecircrî