victor


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Victor \Vic"tor\, n. [L. victor, fr. vincere, victum, to
   vanquish, to conquer. See Vanquish.]
   1. The winner in a contest; one who gets the better of
      another in any struggle; esp., one who defeats an enemy in
      battle; a vanquisher; a conqueror; -- often followed by
      at, rarely by of.
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            In love, the victors from the vanquished fly;
            They fly that wound, and they pursue that die.
                                                  --Waller.
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   2. A destroyer. [R. & Poetic]
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            There, victor of his health, of fortune, friends,
            And fame, this lord of useless thousands ends.
                                                  --Pope.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Victor \Vic"tor\, a.
   Victorious. "The victor Greeks." --Pope.
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