Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.
Related to VaLORS: braveness, courageousness, fortitude
VaLORSVirginia Law Officers' Retirement System
Copyright 1988-2018, All rights reserved.
References in classic literature ?
For the conduct of the war: at the first, men rested extremely upon number: they did put the wars likewise upon main force and valor; pointing days for pitched fields, and so trying it out upon an even match and they were more ignorant in ranging and arraying their battles.
The guns, stolid and undaunted, spoke with dogged valor.
Dreadful as the storm of thine ocean thou hast poured thy valor forth; thy voice has been like the voice of thousands when they engage in war.
By my troth, he seems to be a man of much wisdom and valor."
Oliver Cromwell then became Protector of England; and as he was a Puritan himself, and had risen by the valor of the English Puritans, he showed himself a loving and indulgent father to the Puritan colonies in America."
These wild tales were intermingled with the beating of the drum, the yell, the war-whoop and the war-dance, so inspiring to Indian valor. All, however, were lost upon the peaceful spirits of his hearers; not a Nez Perce was to be roused to vengeance, or stimulated to glorious war.
Valor grew strong again, and the little boys began to swear with great spirit.