1. gay; brisk; active
1. A lively dance, popular in 16th- and 17th-century Europe
2. (music) The triple-time music for this dance
3. (dated) A brisk, merry person.
4. (uncountable, Continental printing, dated) An intermediate size of type alternatively equated with brevier (by Didot points) or bourgeois (by Fournier points and by size).