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- adj. gay; cheerful; sprightly
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Gay; cheerful; sprightly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Lively; brisk; sprightly; cheerful; gay.
French allègre, earlier alègre, from Latin alacer. (Wiktionary)
(opium) of which the Turks are great takers (supposing it expelleth all fear), do all condense the spirits, and make them strong and aleger.