Galahad

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Gal·a·had

 (găl′ə-hăd′)
n.
1. In Arthurian legend, the purest of the Knights of the Round Table who alone succeeded in the quest for the Holy Grail.
2. One considered to be noble, pure, or chivalrous.

Galahad

(ˈɡæləˌhæd)
n
1. (European Myth & Legend) Sir Galahad (in Arthurian legend) the most virtuous knight of the Round Table, destined to regain the Holy Grail; son of Lancelot and Elaine
2. a pure or noble man

Gal•a•had

(ˈgæl əˌhæd)

n.
1. Sir, the noblest and purest knight of the Round Table, son of Lancelot and Elaine: gained the Holy Grail.
2. a man showing devotion to the highest ideals.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Galahad - (Arthurian legend) the most virtuous knight of the Round TableGalahad - (Arthurian legend) the most virtuous knight of the Round Table; was able to see the Holy Grail
Arthurian legend - the legend of King Arthur and his court at Camelot
Translations

Galahad

nGalahad m; (fig)Kavalier m, → Ritter m
References in classic literature ?
And after this fashion, adventure to seek, Was Sir Galahad made--as it might be last week!
A syndicate of Galahad, Parsifal, and Marcus Aurelius might have done it, but to an ordinary erring man, conscious of things done which should not have been done, and other things equally numerous left undone, he was too oppressive.
Exactly as I would speak of my nearest personal friends or enemies, or my most familiar neighbors, he spoke of Sir Bedivere, Sir Bors de Ganis, Sir Launcelot of the Lake, Sir Galahad, and all the other great names of the Table Round -- and how old, old, unspeakably old and faded and dry and musty and ancient he came to look as he went on
A young man whom he had once corrected had christened him, half jestingly, Sir Galahad, and certainly his life in London, a life which had to bear all the while the test of the limelight, had appeared to merit some such title.