- 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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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.
With that Sir Galahad heard some one cry, "Knight, keep thee from me!"
Either saluted other, and Galahad asked him the castle's name.
Then Galahad put forth his spear, and smote the foremost to the earth.
- 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