- Sir, Arthurian Romance. the noblest and purest knight of the Round Table, son of Lancelot and Elaine: gained the Holy Grail.
- a man showing devotion to the highest ideals.
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Examples from the Web for galahad
So they made Galahad king by all the assent of the whole city.
When he came nigh he seemed a knight, and soon he saw that it was Galahad.
When Sir Galahad heard her say so, he was sore adread to be known.
Then ran he to the table, and took one part opposite Galahad.
Either saluted other, and Galahad asked him the castle's name.
- Sir Galahad (in Arthurian legend) the most virtuous knight of the Round Table, destined to regain the Holy Grail; son of Lancelot and Elaine
- a pure or noble man
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