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Definition of "valour" []

  • Chiefly British Variant of valor. (noun)
  • Courage or bravery, esp in battle (noun)

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Use "valour" in a sentence
  • "This may merely reflect a heightened sense, that regarding prosecution under UCMJ Article 125, as Falstaff observed, “The better part of valour is discretion”."
  • "John Herbison: This may merely reflect a heightened sense, that regarding prosecution under UCMJ Article 125, as Falstaff observed, “The better part of valour is discretion”."
  • "Moreover, he hath seven daughters, who in valour and prowess equal and even excel their sisters,66 and he hath made the eldest of them, the damsel whom thou sawest,67 queen over the country aforesaid and who is the wisest of her sisters and in valour and horsemanship and craft and skill and magic excels all the folk of her dominions."