from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An old French dance, distinguished by a movement of five steps.

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

  • noun obsolete A lively dance (called also galliard), the steps of which were regulated by the number five.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun obsolete A lively dance, the galliard, whose steps were regulated by the number five.


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  • Lively medieval dance with five steps. (from Phrontistery)

    May 24, 2008