Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Victor (Page: 1608)

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 art, rarely by of.

In love, the victors from the vanquished fly; They fly that wound, and they pursue that die. Waller.

2. A destroyer. [R. & Poetic]

There, victor of his health, of fortune, friends, And fame, this lord of useless thousands ends. Pope.

Victor (Page: 1608)

Vic"tor, a. Victorious. The victor Greeks." Pope.