gaillard (s.xii2/4)

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gaillard (s.xii2/4)


[ FEW: 4,30a *galia; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,679b gaillart; TL: 4,44 gaillart; DEAF: G47 gaillart; DMF:  gaillard; TLF:  gaillard; OED:  galliard adj. and n.1; MED:  gaillard adj. and n.; DMLBS: ]
gaillart;  guaillert,  guaillard,  galiard, 
pl. gaillarz  


1robust, vigorous
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  Cors ad gaillard, perdue ad sa culur, Turnez ses oilz, mult li sunt tenebros  2895
( MS: s.xii2/4 )  Cors unt gaillarz e fieres cuntenances  3086
( c.1185 )  Li chevaler est mult guaillart E set sor un cheval liart  5231
vigorous, lively
( 1174-75; MS: s.xiiex )  N’ad clerc en tut le munde [...] Ki me peust dire [...] Plus honurez chevaliers ne meillur viandier Ne plus gaillardes dames pur largement duner  905


1robust and vigorous person
( c.1170; MS: s.xiiiex )  Al nasal l’i tint ja, quant i vint li gaillart  1699
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