Having or showing courage
Having a character notable for valor
Performed with valor
Ali was a valiant man, but had no great talent as a ruler.
Now he evaded them, now he and his valiant brother Edward surprised and cut them up in detail, doing miracula, says a contemporary English chronicler.
On the 28th of July Peterwardein, after a valiant resistance, was blown into the air.
Lord Rivers is spoken of by Commines as "un tresgentil chevalier," and by Sir Thomas More as "a right honourable man, as valiant of hand as politic in counsel."
p. 292), and it is pointed out that a casual reference to the Greeks in an Indian work contemporary with Menander characterizes them as " viciously valiant Yonas."