TROPHY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of TROPHY
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trophy
 n.  sign or memorial of victory raised on the field of battle
 n.  any evidence or memorial of victory or conquest
Classic Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  An ancient Hawaiian war-club or spear-paddle, in its full multiplicity and elaboration of carving, is as great a trophy of human perseverance as a Latin lexicon.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in She...
2  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER 64. Stubb's Supper.
3  scalp was the only admissible trophy of victory.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3
4  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
Get Context   In PART II: CHAPTER V. THE AVENGING ANGELS
5  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
Get Context   In XIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN
6  Over the fireplace was a magnificent trophy of weapons, one of which had been used on that tragic night.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XIII. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SECOND STAIN
7  If trophy there be, it is to England that the trophy is due.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XVI—QUOT LIBRAS IN DUCE?
8  There there was a trophy of arms formed of wooden broadswords, canes, clubs, and foils.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER V—FACTS WHENCE HISTORY SPRINGS AND WHICH HISTORY ...
9  The Italian was, as it were, a war trophy.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 12: CHAPTER IV
10  Great are the trophies they bring on whom thine hand deals death; thou also, Turnus, wert standing now a great trunk dressed in arms, had his age and his strength of years equalled thine.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK ELEVENTH
11  Yet therewith many a diverse-worded counsel is for Turnus, and the great name of the queen overshadows him, and he rises high in renown of trophies fitly won.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK ELEVENTH
12  Thunder on in rhetoric, thy wonted way: accuse thou me of fear, Drances, since thine hand hath heaped so many Teucrians in slaughter, and thy glorious trophies dot the fields.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK ELEVENTH
13  The corridors at Hurlstone have their walls largely decorated with trophies of old weapons.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
14  The Colonel possessed a varied collection of weapons brought from the different countries in which he had fought, and it is conjectured by the police that his club was among his trophies.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. The Adventure of The Crooked Man
15  In this action for the first time trophies were taken: banners, cannon, and two enemy generals.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IX
Example Sentence:
1  The winning captain held the trophy in the air.
2  The cup is a cherished trophy of the company.
3  Britain has not lifted the trophy since it last hosted the event.
4  The image of their son holding up the championship trophy would be etched on their memories forever.
5  He's an excellent snooker player, but he's never won a major trophy.
6  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.
7  However, it has come under fire for not dazzling as it did when winning the trophy four years ago.
8  Arvind Mahankali slayed the German language that has bedeviled him for so many years by correctly spelling “knaidel”; the confetti popped, cameras snapped and Arvind was handed the huge, shiny trophy.
9  The hunter put the lion's head on the wall as a trophy.
10  A lion's head was among the trophies of his African trip.
11  His football trophies were prominently displayed in the kitchen.
12  She will present the trophies to the award winners.