from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Valiant character; bravery; valor.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete The quality or state of being valiant; bravery; valor.

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  • noun The quality of being valiant; heroism, bravery or valour.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle)


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Compare French vaillance. See valiant.


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