Definition of Goliards

1. Noun. (plural of Goliard) ¹



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Definition of Goliards

1. goliard [n] - See also: goliard

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goliards

golfianas
golfing
golfings
golflike
golfs
golfspeak
golfwise
golgi cell
golgin
golgins
golgiokinesis
golgothas
goliard
goliardery
goliardic
goliards
goliardy
golias
goliased
goliases
goliasing
goliath
goliath beetle
goliath frog
goliaths
golimumab
goll
gollan
golland
gollands

Literary usage of Goliards

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"In outward form the poetry of the goliards resembled the ecclesiastical ... In a burlesque edict of 1265 the goliards were compared to bats—neither ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"In 1227 the council of Trêves forbade priests to permit the goliards lo take part in chanting the service. In 1229 they played a conspicuous part in the ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"It is doubtful, too, if the jocular references to the rules of the 41 gild " of goliards should be taken too seriously, though their aping of the " orders ..."

4. A History of Caricature and Grotesque in Literature and Art by Thomas Wright (1875)
"From this time the goliards are frequently mentioned. ... goliards, or buffoons ;"| and the fame ..."

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