Galliard

Adjective

  • gay; brisk; active

Noun

  • (dated) A brisk, merry person.
  • (music) The triple-time music for this dance
  • A lively dance, popular in 16th- and 17th-century Europe
  • (uncountable, Continental printing, dated) An intermediate size of type alternatively equated with brevier (by Didot points) or bourgeois (by Fournier points and by size).

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