Definition of Galavant

1. to gad about [v -ED, -ING, -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Galavant

galanthamine
galanthophile
galanthophiles
galantine
galantines
galanty show
galapago
galapee tree
galaptin
galas
galatea
galateas
galatriaose
galatriaoses
galatrox
galavant (current term)
galavanted
galavanting
galavants
galax
galaxes
galaxian
galaxies
galaxiid
galaxiids
galaxite
galaxites
galaxy
galaxylike
galaxywide

Literary usage of Galavant

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1. Slang: A Dictionary of the Turf, the Ring, the Chase, the Pit, Or Bon-ton by John Badcock (1823)
"galavant—a nest of whores ; when a man goes into such a living flesh-market he is said.to be ' gone to galavant.' ' galavanting tricks,' romping, ogling, ..."

2. Slang, a Dictionary of the Turf, the Ring, the Chase, the Pit, of Bon-Ton by John Badcock (1823)
"galavant—a nest of whores; when a man goes into such a living flesh-market he is said to be ' gone to galavant.' ' galavanting tricks,' romping, ogling, ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1894)
"... galavant- ing to Eden Braes. And as it's us " ("us," remark you) "that's taken her there, the least we could do would be to offer him a hand. ..."

4. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"... consists of two violet lines, one well denned and eminently characteristic. gallivant (gal-i-vanf ), vi [Also written galla- vont, galavant, and dial, ..."

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