What does the word lion mean?

Usage examples for lion

  1. In his soul he repeated to himself, " I killed Gebhr and Chamis; I killed the Bedouins; I killed the lion, and we are free." – In Desert and Wilderness by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  2. Not a word, sir; as a consequence I engaged rooms for you here at the Red Lion. – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  3. His figure's against him, but he's got the heart of a lion. – No Man's Land by H. C. McNeile