Galahad
noun Date: 14th century 1. the knight of the Round Table who successfully seeks the Holy Grail 2. one who is pure, noble, and unselfish

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  • Galahad — Représentation romantique de Galahad Tableau de George Frederick Watts (1888). Galahad ou Galaad est le fils du chevalier Lancelot du Lac et d Ellan, fille du roi Pellès, le roi Pêcheur, qui détient le Graal. Son nom vient du gallois… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Galahad — английская нео прогрессив рок группа. Содержание 1 Состав группы 2 Дискография 2.1 Пластинки …   Википедия

  • Galahad — [gal′ə had΄] n. Arthurian Legend 1. a knight who is successful in the quest for the Holy Grail because of his purity and nobility of spirit: he is the son of Lancelot and Elaine 2. any man regarded as very pure and noble …   English World dictionary

  • Galahad — Sir Galahad is a knight of King Arthur s Round Table and one of the three achievers of the Holy Grail in Arthurian legend. He is the illegitimate son of Sir Lancelot and Elaine of Carbonek, and is renowned for his gallantry and purity. He is… …   Wikipedia

  • Galahad —    Sir Galahad was one of the most important of the knights in the legendary ROMANCES of King ARTHUR. He is the son of Arthur’s greatest knight, Sir LANCELOT, and Elaine, daughter of King Pelles. Most important, Galahad’s goodness and purity make …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • Galahad — Un retrato de Sir Galahad por George Frederick Watts. Sir Galahad (a veces como Galaz; en galés: Gwalchavad) es un caballero de la Mesa Redonda del Rey Arturo y uno de los tres que alcanzaron el Grial en las leyendas artúricas. Es el hijo… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Galahad — Sir Galahad George Frederic Watts, 1888. Galahad (Sir Galahad, auch französisch Galaad) ist einer der wichtigsten Ritter der Tafelrunde in der Artussage. Seine besondere Stellung wird in manchen Versionen der Sage dadurch ausgedrückt, dass er auf …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Galahad — /gal euh had /, n. 1. Sir, Arthurian Romance. the noblest and purest knight of the Round Table, son of Lancelot and Elaine: gained the Holy Grail. 2. a man showing devotion to the highest ideals. * * * In Arthurian legend, the pure knight who… …   Universalium

  • Galahad — Provenance. Prénom d origine galloise. Signifie: faucon en bataille Fête indéterminée. Histoire. Dans la légende du roi Arthur, Galahad est le fils de Lancelot et le symbole de la vertue, de la chevalerie et du courage. Il est le seul chevalier… …   Dictionnaire des prénoms français, arabes et bretons

  • Galahad — Gal|a|had, Sir in old stories, one of King Arthur s Knights of the Round Table, who was very honest and morally good, and who found the ↑Holy Grail. The name Sir Galahad is sometimes used to mean a man who behaves in a morally good and generous… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Galahad — [ galəhad] (also Sir Galahad) noun a chivalrous man of great integrity. Origin C19: the name of one of King Arthur s knights …   English new terms dictionary

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