[val-yuh n-see or val-yuh ns]
- valiant nature or quality; valor; bravery; courage.
Origin of valiancy
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Examples from the Web for valiance
Well, his valiance should prove it; his valiance, afraid neither of light nor of darkness.Romance
Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
She was full of her work and enthusiastic over the valiance of her people.Out To Win
Such audacity of courage seemed to him gallant in a man; in a woman, expressing faith in his valiance, it was enchanting.The Prophet of the Great Smoky Mountains
Charles Egbert Craddock
She gives an impression of valiance without any hint of worldliness, or desire for any kind of flesh-pot.Diplomatic Days
Young and weak, and wrong of sex for doing any valiance, long I lay by my father's body, wringing out my wretchedness.Erema
R. D. Blackmore
Word Origin and History for valiance
mid-15c., from Anglo-French valiance (c.1300) or Old French valliance, from Old French valiant (see valiant).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper