Trophy

Definition of Trophy

Tro´phy
n.1.(Gr. & Rom. Antiq.) A sign or memorial of a victory raised on the field of battle, or, in case of a naval victory, on the nearest land. Sometimes trophies were erected in the chief city of the conquered people.
2.(Arch.) The representation of such a memorial, as on a medal; esp. (Arch.), an ornament representing a group of arms and military weapons, offensive and defensive.
3.Anything taken from an enemy and preserved as a memorial of victory, as arms, flags, standards, etc.
Around the posts hung helmets, darts, and spears,
And captive chariots, axes, shields, and bars,
And broken beaks of ships, the trophies of their wars.
- Dryden.
4.Any evidence or memorial of victory or conquest; as, every redeemed soul is a trophy of grace.
Trophy money
a duty paid formerly in England, annually, by housekeepers, toward providing harness, drums, colors, and the like, for the militia.
5.(Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an acid obtained from atropine and certain other alkaloids, as a white crystalline substance slightly soluble in water.

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