Galliardise Gal`liard*ise, n. [F. gaillardise. See {Galliard}, a.] Excessive gayety; merriment. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The mirth and galliardise of company. --Sir. T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • galliardise — gal·liar·dise …   English syllables

  • galliardise — ˈgalyə(r)ˌdīz, dēz noun ( s) Etymology: Middle French gaillardise, from gaillard (adjective) + ise ice archaic : extreme gaiety …   Useful english dictionary

  • galiantine — galiard(e, galias(s(e, galiaudise, galic, obs. ff. galantine, galliard, galliass, galliardise, Gaelic …   Useful english dictionary

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