n. sign or memorial of victory raised on the field of battle; any evidence or memorial of victory or conquest
The hunter put the lion's head on the wall as a trophy.
Andy Murray made it possible Sunday, winning his country's hallowed tennis tournament to become the first British man in 77 years to raise the trophy at the All England Club.
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With this trophy over his shoulder, he hastened to retrace his steps, for the evening was already drawing in.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The knife with which the crime had been committed was a curved Indian dagger, plucked down from a trophy of Oriental arms which adorned one of the walls.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
It was a calm; so, forming a tandem of three boats, we commenced the slow business of towing the trophy to the Pequod.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
Him he meets and chases down the plain, and, standing over his fallen foe, slaughters him and wraps him in great darkness; Serestus gathers the armour and carries it away on his shoulders, a trophy, King Gradivus, to thee.
Native mats covered the clay walls; a collection of spears, assegais, shields, knives was hung up in trophies.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context