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VALIANT, VALIANTLY
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Valiantness definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

VAL'IANTNESS, n.
1. Stoutness; strength.
2. Most generally, valor; bravery; intrepidity in danger.
Achimetes, having won the top of the walls, by the valiantness of the defendants was forced to retire.

Merriam Webster's

noun see valiant I

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Valiant Val"iant, a. [OE. valiant, F. vaillant, OF. vaillant, valant, originally p. pr. of OF. & F. valoir to be worth, L. valere to be strong. See Wield, and cf. Avail, Convalesce, Equivalent, Prevail, Valid.] 1. Vigorous in body; strong; powerful; as, a valiant fencer. [Obs.] --Walton. 2. Intrepid in danger; courageous; brave. A valiant and most expert gentleman. --Shak. And Saul said to David . . . be thou valiant for me, and fight the Lord's battles. --1 Sam. xviii. 17. 3. Performed with valor or bravery; heroic. ``Thou bearest the highest name for valiant acts.'' --Milton. [The saints] have made such valiant confessions. --J. H. Newman. -- Val"iant*ly, adv. -- Val"iant*ness, n.



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