(a.) Noble in bearing or spirit; brave; high-spirited; courageous; heroic; magnanimous; as, a gallant youth; a gallant officer.
(a.) Polite and attentive to ladies; courteous to women; chivalrous.
(n.) A man of mettle or spirit; a gay; fashionable man; a young blood.
(n.) One fond of paying attention to ladies.
(n.) One who wooes; a lover; a suitor; in a bad sense, a seducer.
(v. t.) To attend or wait on, as a lady; as, to gallant ladies to the play.
(v. t.) To handle with grace or in a modish manner; as, to gallant a fan.
(1) While bus passengers aren't particularly gallant, on the underground there hasn't been a single rush-hour journey when someone hasn't stood up to offer me a seat.
(2) A few months ago I visited a house in Rawalpindi with a giant poster over the windows, depicting a heroic warrior on a gallant white steed.
(3) She is by far the most popular …" Ms Harman was careful not to smile at this gallant jibe, but most of the shadow cabinet thought it very droll and smiled happily.
(4) He leads gallant, battling Stan Wawrinka 3-6, 7-6, 6-4.
(5) "Fucking hypocrite slut," quipped one gallant observer.
(6) Gallant has reminded us of the "tragedy of delayed treatment."
(7) O’er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming” – what does it mean?
(8) Reading had been enduring a similar slump, apart from their FA Cup run and gallant 2-1 defeat against Arsenal, after extra time, in their semi-final at Wembley.
(9) Korean defenders Kwang Chon and Nam Chol were magnificent, as was their gallant forward Jong.
(10) In doing so, she perfects the song, narrowing the sarcasm of "gallant South" to a fine point and cooling the temperature of the most overheated image: "the stench of burning flesh".
(11) Valcke gallantly told the supermodel he was French and kissed her three times.
(12) What on earth happened to the gallant tradition of “pozzing”: making positive remarks?
(13) The Independent’s latest proprietors, the Lebedevs , have done their best to keep the gallant paper afloat – well served by a tiny but committed and talented team of journalists – and have conceded defeat.
(14) Dave Hill gallantly interviews the Liberal Democrat runner, Caroline Pidgeon here , but she’s an also-ran.
(15) But Bolton gallantly hit back with two goals, one by Moir, with Farm at fault again, the second a brave header by Bell himself.
(16) The figure has been touted by Ukip on the slender basis that they have been wined and dined by the gallant spread-bet king, Stuart Wheeler, in his over-priced Mayfair flat (as indeed have I).
(17) Pigs heterozygous for the halothane-sensitivity gene exhibit a distinct phenotype with regard to both in vivo and in vitro muscle responses to halothane (E. M. Gallant, J. R. Mickelson, B. D. Roggow, S. K. Donaldson, C. F. Louis, and W. E. Rempel.
(18) They will not want the tag of gallant losers but the players in red and white gave everything, as they always do, before the agonies of a penalty shoot-out when Lucas Vázquez, Marcelo, Bale, Sergio Ramos and, finally, Ronaldo all scored for Real in the same corner.
(19) The gallant lad had never complained, merely tried to keep Michel and James Murdoch happy by feeding them upbeat messages about their BSkyB bid.
(20) The lyrics are very traditional national-anthem stuff about a “land of hope” and “full gallant legions”, and the pay-off at the end is “the fatherland of true brotherhood”, which is half right-wing and half left-wing, which is probably what any good national anthem should aspire to.
(n.) The fore part of a vessel; the bow; the stem; hence, the vessel itself.
(n.) See Proa.
(superl.) Valiant; brave; gallant; courageous.
(a.) Benefit; profit; good; advantage.
(1) And the Olympic torch completed its remarkable journey, the penultimate stage undertaken from Hampton Court to Tower Bridge on the prow of the gilded Gloriana, at the head of a flotilla of rowboats that drew curious glances from the cormorants, herons and great crested grebes in their haunts by Richmond Bridge.
(2) Seven kilometres out into the azure waters of the Adriatic, the Provost – the head of a top-secret organisation called the Cornsortium, which specialised in contriving idiotic plotlines – stood at the prow of his 237m yacht, the Mendacium.
(3) A key stitch advancing the alar bases at the time of columella lengthening allows the philtral area to bow forwards as a prow so that it comes to lie in a normal relationship with the columella in the profile view.
(4) The European manufacturer’s bigger, more efficient plane promised to out-jumbo the jumbo, extending the distinctive bump of the 747’s prow along the fuselage into a full double-decker.
(5) Unexpectedly, the five-membered-ring plane is twisted 67.2 degrees from the aromatic ring plane and, like cephalotaxine, the seven-membered ring is oriented in a boat form with the nitrogen at the prow.
(6) The immediate effect of amputation of the thumb at loci where the original receptive field was entirely removed was to produce large MRFs on adjacent body areas (wrist, forearm, prowing, and finger membranes).
(7) Similarities in primary structure were observed between (i) the deduced sequence of ProV with membrane-associated components of other binding-protein-dependent transport systems, in the nucleotide-binding region of each of the latter proteins, and (ii) that of ProW with integral membrane components of the transport systems above.
(8) The original cornerpieces of the former Regent Palace Hotel have been retained along with the faïence facade made from clay tiles, and one side is shaped like the prow of a ship, offering boutique office space.
(9) The nasal septum can be used with impunity to assist in cosmetic and reconstructive rhinoplasty if an L-shaped bridge with anterior prow is preserved or constructed to maintain normal support to the nose.
(10) As usual, he says the dynamic geometries are generated by the context: the building acts as “a vortex that connects the outside elements,” drawing connections with the future station and pointing its sharp prow in line with the belfry, as “a hinge between the old city and the new”.
(11) The ceremonies were unhurried, with the boats passing by and then pointing their prows to shore and asking, with speeches of gratitude, songs in native languages, and jokes, permission to land.
(12) After examining different radiological aspects we tried to find out their meaning which is explained by three different possible patterns: a physiological pattern in the newborn; a dystrophic pattern due to failure in prowing; and last a strengthening and support for the reduced resistance of the bone.
(13) Every June since 1952 Ivo Kuljis has loaded his 80 lobster pots on to his modest fishing boat and pointed its prow due south to Palagruza, a rocky islet in the the Adriatic halfway between Croatia and Italy.
(14) What looked at first to be a whale on the horizon turned out, on closer inspection, to be the front half of a fishing boat, with Japanese characters still on the prow.
(15) Three open reading frames were identified whose orientation, order, location, and sizes were in close accord with genetic evidence for three cistrons (proV, proW, and proX) in this operon.
(16) "We came to think of it as the figurehead at the prow of our ship," he told me last year .
(17) The data indicate that proU is an operon with three genes, designated in order proV, proW, and proX, encoding respectively the gene products above.
(18) I saw the building as the figurehead at the prow of our ship,” he says.