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gal·liard

 (găl′yərd)
n.
1. A spirited dance in triple time, popular in France in the 1500s and 1600s.
2. The music for this dance.
adj. Archaic
Spirited; lively.

[Middle English gaillard, from Old French gaillart, probably of Celtic origin.]
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galliard

(ˈɡæljəd)
n
1. (Dancing) a spirited dance in triple time for two persons, popular in the 16th and 17th centuries
2. (Classical Music) a piece of music composed for this dance
adj
archaic lively; spirited
[C14: from Old French gaillard valiant, perhaps of Celtic origin]
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gal•liard

(ˈgæl yərd)

n.
a spirited dance in triple rhythm, common in the 16th and 17th centuries.
[1525–35; < Middle French gaillard]
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References in classic literature ?
A landsman could hardly have worn this garb and shown this face, and worn and shown them both with such a galliard air, without undergoing stern question before a magistrate, and probably incurring a fine or imprisonment, or perhaps an exhibition in the stocks.
`That is your business, old swine's-head,' cried the black galliard. `Le diable t'emporte,' says Aylward.
Nay, if there be any, that would reign and take up all the time, let him find means to take them off, and to bring others on; as musicians use to do, with those that dance too long galliards. If you dissemble, sometimes, your knowledge of that you are thought to know, you shall be thought, another time, to know that you know not.
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