What does the word trophy mean?

Usage examples for 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 by George A. Lawrence
  2. 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 by Angela Brazil