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- n. gaiety; merriment
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Excessive gayety; merriment.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Merriment; excessive gaiety; merrymaking.
“Little galliardise stirring, my lord,” answered the knight.
"Little galliardise stirring, my lord," answered the knight.
I am no way facetious, nor disposed for the mirth and galliardise [I. 99] of company; yet in one dream I can compose a whole comedy, behold the action, apprehend the jests, and laugh myself awake at the conceits thereof.