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.
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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
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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.
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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
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Translations

Galahad

nGalahad m; (fig)Kavalier m, → Ritter m
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