trophy

Part of speech: noun

Any memento of victory or success.

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Usage examples "trophy":

  1. Alan Wyverne, too, turns in his tracks; and driving Red Lancer madly through the blackthorn, clears himself from the falling horse, just in time to rush in to the rescue, and- with the aid of a friendly carter, who uses whip and voice lustily- to save from sharp wrangling teeth rather a mutilated trophy. - "Barren Honour: A Novel", George A. Lawrence.
  2. Then we started several of them back towards camp with the trophy, and ourselves cut across country to a small river known as the Stony Athi. - "African Camp Fires", Stewart Edward White.
  3. They caught at the floating piece of timber and held on to it grimly, while a line of girls followed the retreating wave, and, making a dash, seized the trophy, and rolled it into safety. - "The School by the Sea", Angela Brazil.