What does the word unicorn mean?

Usage examples for unicorn

  1. When they reached the Unicorn tavern at dusk, Gilbert found Joe Fairthorn impatiently waiting for him. – The Story Of Kennett by Bayard Taylor
  2. Was it true, then, that she was moving along that road which the villages had marked out for her- the road which would end before the Lion and the Unicorn in Brodnyx church, with her looker as her bridegroom? – Joanna Godden by Sheila Kaye-Smith
  3. When England and Scotland were united under James I, the silver unicorn became a supporter of the British shield, being placed opposite the golden lion, in the royal arms of Great Britain. – Primitive Psycho-Therapy and Quackery by Robert Means Lawrence