Definition of Sir Galahad

1. Noun. (Arthurian legend) the most virtuous knight of the Round Table; was able to see the Holy Grail.

Exact synonyms: Galahad
Category relationships: Arthurian Legend
Generic synonyms: Character, Fictional Character, Fictitious Character



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sir Galahad

Sir Edmund Percival Hillary
Sir Edward Elgar
Sir Edward Victor Appleton
Sir Edward William Elgar
Sir Edwin Landseer Luytens
Sir Edwin Lutyens
Sir Ernst Boris Chain
Sir Francis Bacon
Sir Francis Drake
Sir Francis Galton
Sir Fred Hoyle
Sir Frederick Ashton
Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins
Sir Frederick Grant Banting
Sir Frederick William Herschel
Sir Galahad (current term)
Sir Gawain
Sir Geoffrey Wilkinson
Sir George Otto Trevelyan
Sir George Paget Thomson
Sir Geraint
Sir Hans Adolf Krebs
Sir Harold George Nicolson
Sir Harold Walter Kroto
Sir Harry MacLennan Lauder
Sir Henry Bessemer
Sir Henry Joseph Wood
Sir Henry Maxmilian Beerbohm
Sir Henry Morgan
Sir Henry Morton Stanley

Literary usage of Sir Galahad

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1. Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of His Noble by Thomas Malory, William Caxton (1903)
"CHAPTER XVII How Sir Galahad met with Sir Launcelot and Sir Per rivals, ... So when Sir Galahad was departed from the Castle of Maidens he rode till he came ..."

2. The Arthurian Tales: The Greatest of Romances which Recount the Noble and by Thomas Malory, Ernest Rhys (1906)
"Sir Melias said, "My lord, Sir Galahad, as soon as I may ride I shall see you." "God send you good help," said Sir Galahad. And so he took his horse and ..."

3. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"Then Sir Galahad drew out his sword, and set upon them so hard that it was marvel to ... And there met Sir Galahad an old man clothed in religious clothing, ..."

4. La Mort D'Arthure: The History of King Arthur and of the Knights of the by Thomas Malory (1866)
"And on the morrow there came one unto sir Galahad, and told him how sir Gawaine ... I suppose well," said sir Galahad ; and then he tooke his armour and his ..."

5. La Mort D'Arthure: The History of King Arthur and of the Knights of the by Thomas Malory (1858)
"Sir," said the king to sir Galahad, '- here is a great mervaile as ever I ... Now have I," said sir Galahad, " that sword that somtime was belonging unto ..."

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