- valiaunt (obsolete)
- orped (dialect or archaic)
showing courage or determination
valiant (plural valiants)
- A person who acts with valor, showing hero-like characteristics in the midst of danger.
c. 1599, William Shakespeare, “The Tragedie of Ivlivs Cæsar”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies, London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, Act II, scene ii, page 117, column 1:
- Cowards dye many times before their deaths, / The valiant neuer taſte of death but once: […]