Definition of Gallanting

1. Verb. (present participle of gallant) ¹



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Definition of Gallanting

1. gallant [v] - See also: gallant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gallanting

gall wasp
gall wasps
galla
gallabea
gallabeas
gallacetophenone
gallamine
gallamine triethiodide
gallamines
gallane
gallant
gallanted
gallanter
gallanting (current term)
gallantly
gallantness
gallantries
gallantry
gallants
gallate
gallates
gallature
gallaunt
gallberry
gallbladder
gallbladder carcinoma
gallbladder disease
gallbladder emptying

Literary usage of Gallanting

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1. The British Essayists by James Ferguson (1823)
"L.- 'PS I teach young gentlemen the whole art of gallanting a fan. N'103. THURSDAY, JUNE 28, 1711. Stbi quivi» Speret idem, ..."

2. The British Drama: Comprehending the Best Plays in the English Language by Sir Walter Scott, Walter Scott (1804)
"Such flaunting, gallanting, And jaunting, A skimming dish hat provide, With little more brim than lace, Nine hairs on a side, To a pig's tail tied, ..."

3. Glossary of Supposed Americanisms by Alfred Langdon Elwyn (1859)
"gallanting. Wandering about in gayety and enjoyment; applied chiefly to the associations of the sexes. "He's gone a gallanting," is common in New England. ..."

4. The Life and Times of Joseph Gould: Struggles of the Early Canadian Settlers by W. H. Higgins (1887)
"He had his love affairs of " callow youth," like other young men, and he does not conceal from us the fact that he had been " gallanting, first with one ..."

5. The Comedies of Aristophanes by Aristophanes (1837)
"Well, now I come to where our frail And feeble nature's wanting— 1075 You err, you love, and you prevail, And then you're caught gallanting— You're done for ..."

6. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1889)
"1 teach young gentlemen the whole art of gallanting a fan. ... I rather hop'dI should no more Hear from you o' th' gallanting score. ..."

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