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Noun: gallantry  ga-lun-tree
  1. The qualities of a hero or heroine; exceptional or heroic courage when facing danger (especially in battle)
    "he showed great gallantry in battle";
    - heroism, valor [US], valour [Brit, Cdn], valorousness, valiance, valiancy
     
  2. Courtesy towards women
    - chivalry, politesse
     
  3. Polite attentiveness to women

Derived forms: gallantries

Type of: bottle [Brit], braveness, bravery, courage, courageousness, courtesy, good manners

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